Bal Bhavan Delhi
The National Children’s Museum or Bal Bhavan in Delhi is designed specifically for children to enlighten them on the rich tradition of our country through its display of toys, artifacts, stone carvings, currencies, bronze objects and lots more. The museum makes children aware of the past and enables them to analyze and understand the greatness of the nation.
The National Childrens Museum Delhi also aims at giving shape to the ideas of children through workshops and by displaying the children’s handwork in a separate gallery. Such initiatives educate children on the cultural values of the country and serves as a platform to express their talents.
Galleries in Bal Bhavan
Hamara Bharat Gallery
Gaurav Gatha Gallery
Major Attractions Of Bal Bhawan Delhi
- The Museum has a creative works gallery where children are encouraged to display their hand works. The exhibits are based on themes like Women freedom fighters, Panchatantra, Indian toys through the ages, Nehru and children and so on.
- A Museum week is observed every year during May-June. It turns out to be a highly informative and fun filled week for children, as they are exposed to various museums and their displays through slide shows.
- Heritage week is organized every year to enable children to take pride in the rich heritage and cultural value of the nation.
- The museum also organizes summer camps for kids, dramas, storytelling sessions and puppet shows.
- Apart from the galleries, a mini zoo, a science park, an aquarium, a mobile planetarium and a fighter jet can all be visited at the children’s museum.
Quick Facts about National Children's Museum Delhi
How to Reach:
Nearest metro station is Mandi House. Buses on route numbers 260, 73, 216, 313, 790, 241, 820, 770 A can be boarded to reach the children’s museum. Autos also are a common mode of transport from any part of Delhi to reach the museum.