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Free entry in all museums of the country from 16 to 20 May
New Delhi, 14 May (H.S): As a celebratory move for International Museum Day, celebrated on 18th May,
Free entry in all museums of the country from 16 to 20 May


New Delhi, 14 May (H.S): As a celebratory move for International Museum Day, celebrated on 18th May, Ministry of Culture is organising various events in all museums. Citizens will be able to enter the museums in the country for free from 16th to 20th.

National Museum (New Delhi), National Museum of Modern Art (New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru), Allahabad Museum (Prayagraj), and Indian Museum (Kolkata) on the occasion of the upcoming International Museum Day (IMD) on 18th May to commemorate the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi), Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata), Salar Jung Museum (Hyderabad) and Science City and centres under the National Council of Science Museums (at 24 locations across India) are taking special initiatives throughout the week.

The Indian Museum, Kolkata is counted among the oldest museums in the country. It was established in the year 1814.

The International Council of Museums started the practice of celebrating International Museum Day, which is celebrated around the world. This day was first celebrated in the year 1977. Every year a theme is set by the International Council of Museums for the celebration. Its main objective is to make people aware of museums and heritage. Then on May 18, 1983, the United Nations adopted a resolution realizing the importance of the museum, which declared the celebration to be every year. It is organised by the International Council of Museums. The Indian Museum, Kolkata is counted among the oldest museums in the country. It was established in the year 1814.

Hindustan Samachar/ Vijayalakshmi/ Mukund/ Indrani Sarkar


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