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The archaeological and historical heritage of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library


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Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

Nearest Town : Teen Murti House, New Delhi

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Established in: 1964

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History of Museums : Nehru Memorial Museum and Library famously known as Teen Murti Bhawan (Sculptor:Leonard Jennings of Britain), after the 3 statues which were established in 1922 in honor of the three Indian princely states, namely; Jodhpur, Hyderabad & Mysore after there contribution in World War I by serving in present day Gaza Strip, Israel, Palestine, etc., was architectured by the famous Robert Tor Russel who also designed Connaught Place and few parts of Janpath. Spread in 30 acres its construction started in 1929 and took around one year to completion. It is a masterpiece of British and French architecture and woodwork. Initially knows as Flagstaff House, it was used by British Forces as the residence of the Commander-in-Chief. After Independence, the house was taken over as the residence of Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964), 1st Prime Minister of India. After his death in 1964, it was decided that Teen Murti Bhawan should be converted into a museum and a library which would promote original research in modern Indian History with special reference to the Nehruvian era.

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Visiting Hours :   seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM except on the Indian Festival days of Holi and Diwali.

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