Nehru Museum and Planetarium, New Delhi exhibits photographs of Jawaharlal Nehru in different phases of his life. Nehru Museum and Planetorium is situated on the Teen Murti Marg in the New Delhi. The official residence of the Independent India’s first Primer Minister Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru has been turned into a museum known as Nehru Museum and Planetarium.
It is one of the most famous places in Delhi for travelers. Before one sets feet inside the museum, the lush green gardens surrounding the building givers visitors a feeling of tranquility and peace. The museum with its teak paneled rooms and high ceilings, spacious verandas are an amazing thing to watch. The rooms of such as the bedroom, the drawing-room and the study have been maintained as they were at the time of his death. It comes as no surprise that visitors feel as if Pt. Nehru has just left, keeping items of personal use intact.
If you want to know about Nehru’s achievements, his childhood and youth, then you must see the visual display available at the museum. There is a Gifts Gallery in the museum that showcases some of the priceless gifts that Nehru received during his engagements in India as well as abroad. Along with the Bharat Ratna medal awarded to him in 1955.
Another one of the major attractions of the Museum and Planetarium of Nehru in New Delhi is the Jawahar Jyoti. Jawahar Jyoti is an eternal flame that keeps burning day and night in remembrance of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Besides this entire The Nehru library boasts of books on religion, culture, sociology, economics, politics and development in India. Also included in the collection are pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, research material, rare journals, etc.
Location: Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi
Year of Establishment: 1929-1930
Attractions: Visual aids depicting the life of Nehru, library with a wide collection of books, Jawahar Jyoti (eternal flame).
Timing: 9:30am to 4:45pm (Monday Closed)
English shows - 11:30am, 3:00pm
Hindi shows - 1:30pm, 4:00pm