Looking to stroll through the historical masterpieces, stellar artworks, rich cultural remains and contrast the now and then with your kid? Observe the exhibits of times and places and foster engaging conversations with little ones to quench the thirst of curious minds. Here are 9 museums in Delhi NCR you can visit with your children.
Best Museums in Delhi NCR
At the Stellar Children’s Museum, we engage children and families in exciting experiences that instill an appreciation of our environment, develop foundational skills, and ignite the thirst for learning. The Museum is a welcoming, safe, imaginative, child-centered learning environment that supports diverse families in nurturing their children’s creativity and curiosity.
The National Gallery of Modern Art boasts of a unique collection of paintings, sculptures, graphics, and photographs by Indian and international modern artists. The National Gallery of Modern Art helps people to look at the works of modern art with greater joy, understanding, and knowledge by extending their relationship with our daily life and experiencing them as vital expressions of the human spirit.
The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, popularly known as the Crafts Museum, celebrates the rich, diverse, and practicing craft traditions of India. Situated in a large campus at the corner of Pragati Maidan, opposite the majestic Purana Qila, the museum was designed by the renowned architect Charles Correa.
The first of its kind in the country, The National Rail Museum covers a land area of over 11 acres and the indoor gallery comprises an elegantly designed octagonal building, housing six display galleries, and a large open display area laid out to simulate the atmosphere of a railway yard.
The purpose of Sanskriti Foundation is to cultivate an environment for the preservation and development of the artistic and cultural expressions of India but of the world as a whole.
The Museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures, and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 2500 BC to date. It provides a chronological account of developments relating to technology, toilet-related social customs, toilet etiquettes, prevailing sanitary conditions and legislative efforts of different times. It has an extensive display of privies, chamber pots, toilet furniture, bidets and water closets in use from 1145 AD to the modern times. It also has a rare collection of beautiful poems related to toilets and their usage.
The museum showcases the evolution of transportation in India and sets a benchmark in interpretation, exhibition and in communication. As the first private museum of its scale in India, it is conceived as a space that engages visitor participation in learning while remaining a family experience.
8. Museo Camera
Besides housing a unique collection of vintage cameras and photographic equipment, the museum has gallery spaces for curated events, teaching facilities and studios for workshops, seminar rooms, a multi-media resource center and a library. There is also a Museo Cafe and a Shop which will retail among other things, rare photographic memorabilia.
The Museum of Folk and Tribal Art is an undiscovered jewel tucked away in the urban estate in Gurgaon and houses one of the most distinctive collections of Indian folk, tribal and neglected art. The museum is a labor of love started by Mr. K.C. Aryan noted art historian, painter, sculptor, and writer of 23 scholarly books. This priceless legacy is lovingly tended by his offsprings.
So, walk with your kid through the history, culture, and heritage of your city at the museum near you and let them absorb the information.