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National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi

·  Summer: March-June (25°C - 47°C)
·  Winter: December-February (1°C - 25°C)
   Monsoon: July-September 

Best time to visit:  July-February

Opening Time: 11:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Monday

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:   INR 10
Children:  INR 1
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 150
Children:  INR 1
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National Gallery of Modern Art is among the top art venues of India, established in the year 1954 and located at Jaipur House which formerly served as the royal residence of Jaipur rulers. The gallery is popular for its rich collections of paintings, graphics, photographs and sculptures from the renowned Indian and international artists. From the work of Company Era (colonial period) to the inimitable specimen of contemporary art, these mind-blowing treasures are a must to explore.

Many of the works on display date back to 1857. Sections like Mysore and Tanjore paintings, Kalighat paintings, Bengal School paintings and those from eminent artists like Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Nandlal Bose, M. F. Hussain and Thomas Daniell are among the top favourites at the museum which also regularly hosts art exhibitions. A shop within the premises sells picture postcards of the most popular paintings.  

Road: The art venue enjoys an extremely convenient-to-access location on the Rajpath Road within the India Gate hexagon. Tourists can board local buses, cabs, taxis, auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws from different parts of the city to reach the place.

Railway: Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station of Delhi is about 4 km. away, while the closest metro station is at Khan Market (less than a km. away). All popular local transportation modes can help you reach the art gallery.

Airway: Indira Gandhi International Airport is about 14 km. away. Local buses as well as taxis and auto-rickshaws are available at the airport.