National Museum in New Delhi show cases the most comprehensive collections of Indian art and artefacts. Spread over three spacious floors, it provides a comprehensive review of ethnological objects from the pre-historic archaelogical finds to the late medieval period.
The collections of Indus Valley Civilization, Brahminical, Jain and Buddhist sculptural antiques can be viewed here. The colourful paintings of the Mughals, Rajputs and the Deccans are praiseworthy. Octogonal mini Quran, Babamama in Babar's handwriting, Jahangir's diary, over 300 varieties of musical instruments, textiles, an anthropoligical section and a handicrafts gallery enriches the museum. It also houses relics exacavated in Delhi region.