Sanskriti Museum

An amalgamation of three museums- Museum of Everyday Art, Museum of Indian Terracotta and Textile Museum. Sanskriti Kendra Museum is managed by the Sanskriti Foundation.

COLLECTIONS AT THE MUSEUM

  • Museum of Everyday Art
A glimpse of exhibits at the Museum of Everyday Art

It consists of objects associated with the everyday life, culture and manners of a typical Indian; urban as well as rural. It includes objects used during the seven stages of life of a human being, from childhood to old age.

  •     Museum of Indian Terracotta
exhibits at the Museum of Indian teracotta

Over 1500 vibrant, colorful terracotta shapes and figures, (especially the rural Tamil Nadu deities including Aiyyanar cult) both traditional and modern, displaying the prevalent pottery and the ancient art forms of India, can be found in the here.

  • Textile Museum
different  textiles at the Textiles Museum

Inaugurated in 2009, this spellbinding museum portrays an exhaustive gallery of various textiles including Gota, Embroidery work, Brocade, Kalamkari, fine needle work, etc.

Apart from offering a glimpse of the sophisticated craftsmanship of Indian culture, the Sanskriti Kendra also hosts various workshops on Basketry, Jewellery, Ceramic, Bookaro, etc. If you love and value the craft that has been bestowed to these simple beings, this place should not be missed. Address of Textile Museum Delhi alongwith other details are given below.


Quick Facts/ Guide-

Location: Anandgram, near Aya Nagar, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, New Delhi- 110047.
Timing: 10:00am to 5:00 pm.
Closed: Mondays and Public holidays
How to Reach: Nearest metro station is Arjangarh. One can opt for a local bus like that of route number 525, 529, 519, 517, Badarpur Border-Gurgaon Bus, to reach the museum in around 10 minutes.
Phone: 91-11-26501796, 26501125
Email: Kendra@sanskritifoundation.org

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