The Khadi Village Industrial Commission (KVIC) in association with New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), has set up a Charkha Museum. It is a new heritage site and many still don’t know about it. We think its a must do this Gandhi Jayanti.
Delhi Tourism has established a museum – Kalam Memorial in the rear section of Dilli Haat, I.N.A. This memorial is in honour of our beloved former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Please read on for a literary – pictorial tour.
It’s the holiday season and we are at a loss as to where to take our children. Delhi-Fun-Dos recommends the Toilet Museum at Dwarka. Visit this place for yourself and for the sake of your children.
We keep marveling at how the definition of art has broadened over time. Paintings, sculptures, photography have made way to new forms of artwork. Our visits to India Art Fair are now a complete new experience. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art recently organised a talk were the concept of “The Coup” was discussed. Not from politics but from art perspective.
The National Museum at Janpath is a treasure trove of relics covering about 5000 years of Indian history. This is close to Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan metro stations and is easliy accessible from any part of Delhi. Guided tours, audio tours in various languages and an interesting museum crafts store make this site an exciting summer holiday option.
Parts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan are open for public visit and hour long tours are conducted by trained guides inside the Bhawan. During the course of the tour, one gets to see various settings that are otherwise visible only on TV. This is an activity that may attract children and adults alike.
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in Saket holds art exhibitions throughout the year. With no entry fee, this helps in building bridges between art masterpieces and the common man.