Delhi For Kids-Part 2

Museums for Children in Delhi-2

Museums are places of amazement, discovery, education and entertainment for the entire family, and especially for children. Museums are interactive places to learn, which give children a chance to know about the country’s affluent heritage. Some information about the other museums in Delhi, apart from the ones talked about in the previous blog, is mentioned below:

Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

This museum is created by the famous political cartoonist, K Shankar Pillai. The museum houses the largest assortments of costume dolls from all over the world. The museum is situated in the Children’s Book Trust building on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. With a separate access, a grand staircase leads up to a hall. The museum is divided into two halves; both the sections have more than 160 glass showcases, mounted on the walls. One part exhibits numerous dolls from Europe, UK, USA, and Australia, etc. The other part includes dolls from Asian countries, the Middle East, Africa and India.

Place: Shanta Srinivasan, Nehru House, 4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Delhi.

Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Closed: Monday

Entry Fee: Rs. 15/- for adults and Rs. 5/- for children

National Science Center

It is a popular science center of National Council of Science Museum showcasing various scientific models, exhibition and artifacts. The concept was designed for the students to build their interest in the field of science. There are numerous galleries in the centre with various themes put on show including the models demonstrated at Human Biology gallery or the Dinosaur’s gallery for animals of Mesozoic era. These are very interesting and fascinate children. Also, other galleries displaying information regarding, India’s contribution to science and mathematics, Nobel Prize winners and other such personalities. National Science Centre also houses a fine library, a souvenir shop for visitors to buy various artifacts.

Place: Bhairon Road, before the gate no-1 of Pragati Maidan, Delhi

Time: 10:00 AM – 5.30 PM

Closed: Open seven Days a week ( Closed on Holi & Diwali )

Entry Fee: Rs. 20/- per head

National Philatelic Museum

The museum has a wide assortment of rare stamps from the period of pre and post independence period. Among its many valuable possessions, the museum is also a house to the first stamp issued in India in the year 1854. The museum gives information on the postal history of India and India’s Philatelic Heritage. Apart from having all the Indian stamps, the museum also has a huge number of foreign stamps. The sales counter outside the museum, sells stamps from all across the globe.

Place: Dak Bhawan, Sardar Patel Chowk on Parliament Street, Delhi

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed: Saturday and Sunday

Entry Fee: INR 10

One of the most interesting Museums in Delhi –

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets

It is a sole and only museum of its kind in India. The museum is dedicated to the history and the evolution of toilets till the present time. It showcases numerous styles and designs of toilets used in different countries in different eras; exhibiting an interesting collection of chamber pots, water closets, and toilet furniture. The special attraction of the museum includes the collection of scatological humor and facts from all over the world that would certainly bring a smile on every face.

Place: Sulabh Bhawan, Mahavir Enclave, Palam Dabri Marg, New Delhi

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed: Sunday

Entry Fee: Free and open to all

Nehru Planetarium

The Planetarium aims to encourage the concept of space and astronomy among the youth. The Nehru planetarium has an excellent sky theatre with the capacity of seating 270 observers for screening and live shows based on various cosmic subjects including the cosmic movements, stars or the solar system. The planetarium also organizes various astronomy quizzes, workshops, space art contests, telescope making workshops, evening and night sky watch and public lectures. It also features an astronomy magazine ‘Krittika’ to give information on astronomical perceptions. There is also a souvenir shop selling various informative compact CDs.

Place: Teen Murti Road, Delhi

Show Timings:

Hindi – 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

English – 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM

Closed: Monday Closed

Entry Fee: INR 15

There is more to come… Keep reading…

Hotels In Delhi


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singhsons22Hotel Singh Sons: Hotel Singhsons is a centrally-located and truly world-class hotel in the heart of Delhi, close to Karol Bagh and Connaught Place. Within an easy and comfortable reach of the Railway Station and Airport, the hotel boasts of lavish cuisine and exceptional facilities. HOTEL SINGH SONS greets the guests to let them enjoy and relish the comfort, opulence, modern amenities and affability almost incomparable in the city.
jvl-plazaJVL Plaza: Hotel JVL Plaza is an authentic Cheap Budget Hotel located in Gurgaon.
It’s a three star budget hotel with 110 standard rooms, set amidst quiet surroundings.

lohmod3Hotel Lohmod: Hotel Lohmod welcomes you in the world of royal treatment. The hotel is the ideal retreat for getting luxury in low fares.The hotel is situated on N.H. No. 8 in South Delhi. Its close proximity to international airport and national airport makes it a favorable choice for the guests.

b continentalBcontinental: A unique world of facilities and privileges, both essential and extra ordinary.Hotel B-Continental conveniently places you right in the hub of New Delhi, indulged with comforts and conveniences.

rama-residencyRama Residency: An ultimate destination for those who are looking for a homely yet indulging experience, Rama Residency, is an elite hotel situated in the unperturbed tranquility of NOIDA.

karat 87Karat87 Hotel: Holding its location at the greatest shopping arcade of Asia- KAROL BAGH, KARAT 87 HOTEL is a splendid place to stay.With an exquisite reception, lobby and matchless services, our hotel understands your need for comfort and luxury. We provide you with all the modern facilities, excellent room service together with attractive tariff rates

hotel-waves-image1Hotel Waves – Hotel Waves is a budget hotel in Delhi, India with considerably proficient hospitality services.Waves is Located near New Delhi Airport on N. H. 8.

excursion-india-toursExcursion India Tours – Excursion India Tours is one of the most conspicuous and prestigious Travel and Tourism Companies in India. Here, at our experienced Travel and Tourism Company, enjoy various India Tours highlighting fascinating aspects of this ethnically and culturally diverse land. With us, come and explore Wildlife Tours in India and Adventure Tours in India.

lohiasHotel LohiasHotel Lohias is ranked as one of the finest budget hotels in Delhi, as it offers exceptional hospitality at reasonable tariff prices. The warm reception starts right as you enter the premises of Hotel Lohias, which is located on NH.8; presenting the environment that compliments your lifestyle. The hotel is widely acknowledged for Hospitality, Care, Comforts and above all, “The homely feel, away from home”. The accommodations offer the finest in luxury and state-of-the-art rooms, to make your stay contented.

Karat87innKarat 87 inn Offering you a dash of panache in every room, Karat 87 Inn is a world-class economy hotel in Delhi. Situated amidst the lively location of Karol Bagh, the hotel provides easy access to the major travel hubs of Delhi including shopping centres, malls, commercial centres and historical monuments etc.

Hotel Chanchal– Hotel Chanchal is a part of Chanchal Group of Hotels, established in 1985. The group comprises 3 hotels in Delhi. Hotel Chanchal is superior in accommodation, dining, business facilities, interiors, and world-class personalized services. It has 54 well-appointed rooms. Just 20 Kms from the international airport, the hotel is located in Paharganj and welcomes guests for a comfortable stay amidst its luxurious settings.


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Delhi For Kids-Part 1

Museums for Children in Delhi


The city of Delhi is populated by smart people. Not to forget the smarter kids. Although, they would just like to indulge in shopping, movies and gaming, do not let only these leisure activities, be the dominating part of their lives. Take your children for the amusing pleasure trips in Delhi; meanwhile rediscover your youth too. Educate them about the real essence of Delhi, by taking them for an amusing expedition. Here is a glimpse at some of the interesting and educating spots for kids in Delhi:

National Museum

National Children’s Museum

A traditional museum for children to let them know about various cultures and life, in a way that children enjoy and admire it. National Children’s Museum houses rich assortment of puppets, toys and dolls fetched from diverse countries, stone and bronze items, conventional ornaments, utensils, musical instruments, crowns of royal kings and currency from other countries. Children can also enjoy some activities such as drama, puppet shows; costumes for shows are given to children to choose themselves and perform, prearranged by Bal Bhawan within its building. The museum also has a science park, an aquarium, a jet fighter plane and a functional diminutive train in which they can enjoy the ride.

Place: In Bal Bhawan Complex on Kotla Marg

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed: Open on all days

Entry Fee: Entry freeCrafts Museum

Crafts Museum

This museum exhibits Indian handicraft items and true craftsmanship of India. The individual architectural demonstration of Indian villages and realistically put up mud huts are decorated with folk and tribal art including woodcarvings, paintings, paper-mache and embroidery. The best feature of the museum showcases real size wooden havelies of Gujarat. One can also buy souvenirs from here such as the ritual articles, ornaments, rugs, shawls and books.

Place: Pragati Maidan

Time: 10 am to 5.30 pm

Closed: Mondays

Entry Fee: Entry free


NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM

NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM

The National Rail Museum exhibits the models of Railway coaches, engines and the likes of the railway department, ranging from the period when railway was first introduced in India. Its pride is a model of India’s very first steam engine train. Its vintage displays include the oldest locomotive in the world which is still working. The Vice regal Dining Car and the Prince of Wales Saloon, Maharaja of Mysore’s Saloon and Fairy Queen are the other royal saloons are worth a look for their intricate interior design. A miniature railway track is constructed to let kids enjoy a short ride.

Place: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri

Time: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Closed: Mondays

Entry Fee: Rs 10

These were the museums, suited for the kids. In the later blogs, I am going to talk about the other options for kids’ entertainment in and around Delhi such as boating, ballooning, bird watching, trekking, and others. Keep reading…


Hotels In Delhi


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singhsons22Hotel Singh Sons: Hotel Singhsons is a centrally-located and truly world-class hotel in the heart of Delhi, close to Karol Bagh and Connaught Place. Within an easy and comfortable reach of the Railway Station and Airport, the hotel boasts of lavish cuisine and exceptional facilities. HOTEL SINGH SONS greets the guests to let them enjoy and relish the comfort, opulence, modern amenities and affability almost incomparable in the city.
jvl-plazaJVL Plaza: Hotel JVL Plaza is an authentic Cheap Budget Hotel located in Gurgaon.
It’s a three star budget hotel with 110 standard rooms, set amidst quiet surroundings.

lohmod3Hotel Lohmod: Hotel Lohmod welcomes you in the world of royal treatment. The hotel is the ideal retreat for getting luxury in low fares.The hotel is situated on N.H. No. 8 in South Delhi. Its close proximity to international airport and national airport makes it a favorable choice for the guests.

b continentalBcontinental: A unique world of facilities and privileges, both essential and extra ordinary.Hotel B-Continental conveniently places you right in the hub of New Delhi, indulged with comforts and conveniences.

rama-residencyRama Residency: An ultimate destination for those who are looking for a homely yet indulging experience, Rama Residency, is an elite hotel situated in the unperturbed tranquility of NOIDA.

karat 87Karat87 Hotel: Holding its location at the greatest shopping arcade of Asia- KAROL BAGH, KARAT 87 HOTEL is a splendid place to stay.With an exquisite reception, lobby and matchless services, our hotel understands your need for comfort and luxury. We provide you with all the modern facilities, excellent room service together with attractive tariff rates

hotel-waves-image1Hotel Waves – Hotel Waves is a budget hotel in Delhi, India with considerably proficient hospitality services.Waves is Located near New Delhi Airport on N. H. 8.

excursion-india-toursExcursion India Tours – Excursion India Tours is one of the most conspicuous and prestigious Travel and Tourism Companies in India. Here, at our experienced Travel and Tourism Company, enjoy various India Tours highlighting fascinating aspects of this ethnically and culturally diverse land. With us, come and explore Wildlife Tours in India and Adventure Tours in India.

lohiasHotel LohiasHotel Lohias is ranked as one of the finest budget hotels in Delhi, as it offers exceptional hospitality at reasonable tariff prices. The warm reception starts right as you enter the premises of Hotel Lohias, which is located on NH.8; presenting the environment that compliments your lifestyle. The hotel is widely acknowledged for Hospitality, Care, Comforts and above all, “The homely feel, away from home”. The accommodations offer the finest in luxury and state-of-the-art rooms, to make your stay contented.

Karat87innKarat 87 inn Offering you a dash of panache in every room, Karat 87 Inn is a world-class economy hotel in Delhi. Situated amidst the lively location of Karol Bagh, the hotel provides easy access to the major travel hubs of Delhi including shopping centres, malls, commercial centres and historical monuments etc.