Vintage Analogue Camera Museum in Delhi
The museum houses around 400 vintage cameras belonging to the 1880's. Apart from cameras, it also has many of the rare photographs and photographic equipments. One can see historic photographs of nationalist leaders and the freedom fighters. The museum is the only one of its kind in India.The exhibits in the museum include some rarest analogue cameras and remarkable photographs taken by renowned photojournalist Kulwant Roy.
A star attraction in photographs section is the exclusive picture of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru signing the Indian constitution. The collection includes field cameras, portable cameras, folding cameras manufactured by companies like Zeiss Ikon, Eastman Kodak, Leica, Ansco, Folmer, Graflex, etc.
The museum enlightens the visitors with the evolution of photography and reignites the age-old analogue versus digital debate. Aditya Arya, the man behind the idea, also conducts interesting photography workshops. Notable photographers like Pradeep Dasgupta, etc have donated many of the collections in the museum. The owner of the museum has collected the cameras from countries like Germany, Japan, Switzerland and England. Currently, the self-financed museum is located at the basement of the owner's residence and attracts many photography enthusiasts. So if you belong to the clan, rush to the venue!
Quick Facts/ Guide -
Location: T23/5 DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon, Haryana
Timings: 10:00am to 05:00pm
Open: All days except Sundays
Entry Fee: None
How to Reach: Museum is accessible via all modes of public transport. Nearest metro station is Guru Dronacharya (Yellow Line), which is just 3 kilometers away from the museum.
Important Information: Entry to the museum is through prior appointment.
Contact: +91 9810009099