(Last Updated on : 08-12-2014)
The Archaeological Museum, situated at Purana Qila, is present towards the right-hand direction of the gateway.
Excavation discoveries, including, items, pertaining to the Maurya, Sunga, Kushana, Rajput, and the Muslim dynasties, are considered as assets of the Archaeological Museum, Delhi. Excavations have unfolded the testimonies of most ancient settlements and lifestyles. Past traditions got depicted through painted grey ware and a cultural chronology, maintained from, Mauryan to the Mughal era. The renowned team of the Archaeological Survey of India, conducted intensive excavation-programme at the Purana Quila in 1955. They revived the enterprise, again, from, 1969 to 1973.
The excavators procured unearthed objects, such as, pottery, relics, coins, ornaments, seals, rock edicts, ruins of old building-structures and palaces, etc. The antique articles collected from various parts of Delhi, are also preserved in this Archaeological Museum, at Purana Qila, of New Delhi.
The visiting period is scheduled from 10a.m. to 5p.m. , except on Fridays.
The Archaeological Museum, at Purana Qila, introduces us to the rich tradition, that has transmitted by the past royalty of India.