Delhi has undoubtedly got a super rich heritage and culture. And as testimony to that, there are a number of museums across the city showcasing that culture!
But for once forget history, here is a list of 9 unique museums in Delhi that you just cannot miss!
Shankar’s International Doll Museum
Shankar’s International Dolls Museum has a large collection of dolls. It was set up by K. Shankar Pillai, a political cartoonist. For all those who like dolls or all those who have watched Annabelle and are craving for a little excitement, the cool interiors of the doll museum will keep you very happy.
Vintage Analogue Camera Museum
The Vintage Analogue Camera Museum has everything from cameras dating back to World War II to mini cameras that led to the resignation of American President Nixon. You can also find cameras from across the globe, along with glass negatives and other photographic equipment that trace the development of photography.
Sulabh International Museum of Toilets
The concept is based on the historical evolution of sanitation and toilets in the world. It displays the development of lavatories through ages as well as toilet-related customs and etiquette. The exhibition also includes chamber pots, furniture, bidets and water closets.
Click Art Museums
Keeping up with the Insta fever that has taken over the millennials, this museum is dedicated to clicking pictures. The museum has about 24 3D illusion artworks on its walls, which you can flood your Instagram with! Challenge Harry Potter or get kicked by Bruce Lee or click a picture with Mona Lisa!
Delhi’s love for food is no secret, and taking that love to another level is this 3D museum dedicated to Ice Creams. Nestled inside this dessert parlour, in the heart of the capital (CP), the museum is filled with giant installations of ice creams and juice-falls on the wall.
National Gallery of Modern Art
This museum sprawls across a great area and if you are interested in art, or even sculpture, you can head right here. The National Gallery of Modern Art has a great ambiance and houses beautiful paintings that everyone should experience, at least once in their lives.
Air Force Museum
The Air Force Museum houses a rich collection of memorabilia of Indian Military Aviation and displays the history of Indian Air Force. So, if you are crazy about airplanes, this is the place to visit.
National Rail Museum
The National Rail Museum has steam locomotives and carriages spread across 11 acres. Among the popular bogies are the former Viceregal Dining Car and the Maharaja of Mysore’s rolling saloon. The new indoor gallery includes some hands-on exhibits, a miniature railway, and three simulators.
The Replica Museum
The Replica Museum portrays the rich cultural tradition of India and holds a rare collection of replicas and sculptures that are put together by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is an ideal place for an art enthusiast as it offers unmatched models of various well-known sculptures.
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