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National Museum

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Jewelleries of Nizam of Hyderabad is on Display from 18th Feb to 5th May and this is surely something one can't afford to miss. The jewellery collection is absolutely stunning and the famous "Jacob Diamond" worth 100 million pounds is something that will surely gonna...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Tarique S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It has a good collection of Antient Hindu and Budhanist arts, mostly stone sculptures. Apparently it is not the arts for everyone but very good for those who wants to see some best, oldest Indian arts

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lingang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time, usually once a year I am in India, and I make an effort to visit the National Museum. The artifacts are in thousands, from the Harappa Period 5,000 years ago, to the Raj when British ruled. The museum is really nicely renovated, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bjerkseth
Reviewed 1 week ago

and it is interesting that this is the official title - "The Nizam's Jewels" indeed, so how come the Government of India has them now? Much can be said about the drawbacks of the Princely States, and much is, but that Hyderabad under the last...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Aethelred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A reservoir of Historical documents, artifacts, manuscripts and paintings of rare art can be seen. It is a wonderful destination of intellectual and researchers to meet their curiosity and hunger for knowledge over here. Tourists especially those coming from different parts of World will admire...More

Date of experience: March 2019
9  Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see this unique exhibition which is on until 05 May. One pays extra for the exhibition entry. Extremely tight but polite security staff; unlike what you experience abroad with those intimidating types. They are helpful. A guide is available if required. There...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in Delhi!! 3 floors full of fantastic silver, pottery, glass, art, jewellery, figures, coins, silks, tapestry. A feast for the eyes* ***** Experience. 600 I R entrance fee but Well Worth It. Mike Singapore.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mikepugh312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best museums in India. Entry costs are nominal. They have an audio guide which costs Rs 150 and it is worth taking this guide. The museum has a huge collection of remains from Indus valley civilization. Further they also have stuff from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gauth333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum isn't great by international standards, but you will enjoy it if you are a history buff and especially if you are into ancient Indian history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank seeker_here
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to know our history and ancientness. We also felt pride on our rich culture. Really we are offspring of great civilisation. Huge collection, well maintained and properly illustrated, displayed. Requires 5-6 hours for proper visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Leena M
7 July 2018|
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Response from StellaD142 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember but it has several pieces from the very early civilisations at the Indus Valley.
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27 May 2018|
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Response from Suez1956 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, there are objects from Harappa Mohenjodaro till the 19th century here.. A proper visit of the National Museum requires at least a full day if not more....
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