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National Modern Art

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

National Gallery of Modern Art Delhi is one of the famous places of interest for tourism along with modern art promotion which depicts the Indian History and it is known the world over because of the way it depicts the society along with social issues along with expressing a lot more other things. The people who are called art lovers along with people or students who understand art as the best form of love and humanity generally come to watch the Indian history as well as the depiction of modern society also can be seen under one roof.

It is always good to visit during the stipulated time as the visiting hours are from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. with the closing time on Monday and Public holidays. The duration of visit can be not more than 2 hours as the largest museum can be covered within the duration. It holds almost 14,000 art work along with famous people like Rabindranath Tagore, Jamini Roy along with Thomas Daniell etc with few of the work showcasing in gallery from the mutiny of 1857. No plastic or food items is allowed inside and it also houses a souvenir shop with variety of gifts and picture post cards at nominal cost could be bought here.

The National Gallery of Modern Art is a main modern art gallery of the India which is also the largest modern art gallery of the world. It is located near of the India Gate. It is running under Govt of India (Ministry of Culture). Modern Art museum is located at Jaipur House. Jaipur House was residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur during 1936 to 1953. National Gallery of Modern Art was established 29 March 1954. This museum has approx 14000 works arts to visit public. The museum has several famous artists work arts like Raja Ravi Verma, Rabindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil and Thomas Daniell etc.

Nearest other Tourist Attractions: Sher Shah Suri Gate, India Gate, Purana Qila, National Zoological Park (Delhi Zoo).

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Visit Information:-

Location: India Gate

Address: Jaipur House, Sher Shah Road, New Delhi 110003

Nearest Metro Station: Udyog Bhawan & Pragati Maidan

Contact Numbers: 011-23384640, 23382835

Open: Tuesday to Sunday

Closed: Monday, 26 Jan, Holi, 15 Aug, 2 Oct, Diwali

Official Website: http://ngmaindia.gov.in

Visit Timings: 11.0 am to 6.30 pm

Entry Fee (Ticket Price):

Rs.20: Adult (Indian)

Rs.500 Adult (foreigner)

FREE: Child / Student (under 18 years old) / Armed forces.

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 15.5 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 4.3 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 6.5 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 4.5 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 15 KM