The archaeological and historical heritage of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

Nehru Memorial Museum & Library _50x50_143330426611.jpg

Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

Nearest Town : Teen Murti House, New Delhi

Museum type :

Established in: 1964

Managed By :

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.

Aim : 

Entrance Fees:

Holidays :

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

 Display Objects :

Things to Buy:

Replicas :


Is Photo taking allowed? :



  • New Delhi, India

Places Nearby

    • Sir. Anagarika Dharmapala Museum
      Sir. Anagarika Dh...
    • National Gandhi Museum
      National Gandhi M...
    • Gandhi Smriti
      Gandhi Smriti
    • National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum
      National Handicra...
    • National Museum
      National Museum
    • National Museum of Natural History
      National Museum o...
    • National Rail Museum
      National Rail Mus...
    • National Science Centre
      National Science ...
    • Nehru Memorial Museum & Library
      Nehru Memorial Mu...
    • Parliament Museum
      Parliament Museum
    • Teen Murti Bhavan
      Teen Murti Bhavan
    • Sanskriti Museums
      Sanskriti Museums
    • Shankars International Dolls Museum
      Shankars Internat...
    • Jhandewalan Hindu Temple
      Jhandewalan Hindu...
    • Hanuman Hindu Temple
      Hanuman Hindu Tem...
    • ISKCON HinduTemple
      ISKCON HinduTempl...
    • Chhatarpur Hindu Temple
      Chhatarpur Hindu ...
    • Laxminarayan Hindu Temple
      Laxminarayan Hind...
    • Uttara Swami Malai Hindu Temple
      Uttara Swami Mala...
    • Yogmaya Hindu Temple
      Yogmaya Hindu Tem...