Uncover Delhi’s and India’s cultural and political history on a private full-day museum tour. Explore the life of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at Teen Murti House, and experience bygone village life and traditional handicrafts at the Crafts Museum. Finally, view the collections of Indian art, weaponry, jewelry, and other treasures from prehistoric to modern times at the National Museum. Explore each museum independently, with private transport and entrance fees included.
After hotel pickup in Delhi, travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle to your first stop.
On route, learn about the museums you’ll be visiting from your guide. You’ll explore each independently, enjoying ample time to look around as your vehicle waits for you.
Visit Teen Murti House, the former residence of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and now the Nehru Memorial Museum. Originally called Flagstaff House, this grand 1930s house is one of Delhi’s most impressive buildings.
Explore the dioramas and displays charting the life of Nehru, considered the architect of modern India. See some of the rooms used by him and chronicle the story of India’s independence.
Next, visit the Craft Museum, also called the National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum: a showcase of past village life and craft-making. Delve into the replica village of mud huts and courtyards, and admire wood carvings, pottery, textiles, and other antiquities redolent of India’s cottage industries through the centuries.
Lastly, visit the National Museum of New Delhi, India’s biggest museum. Roam the galleries of art, sculpture, and other treasures spanning 5,000 years of history, including the prized, sacred relics of Buddha from the 5th century BC.
Your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.