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National Police Museum

Location: CBI Headquarters, CGO Complex, block no. 4, ground floor, Lodi Road, New Delhi

Time to Visit: Monday-Friday, closed on Saturday and Monday

Preferred Timings: 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M

Admission Fee: Free and open to all.

Photography charges: nil, permission required

How to Reach: Tourists can either take local buses from various points within the city to reach the museums, or they can hire auto-rickshaws and taxis or metro rail.

Nearest Railway Station: New Delhi Railway Station

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat

Functional Metro Station: Central Secretariat

Nearest International Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport

Time required for sightseeing: Approx 30 minutes

Established in 1991, National Police Museum is located at the CBI headquarters in CGO Complex. It is an interesting museum for all those who are curious to know how police work, investigate crimes, and keep vigilance. The National Police museum has some very fascinating exhibits on display related to serious crimes and their investigation. A frisson of surprise would shoot through the visitors seeing the seized articles, rare photographs, forged documents and intriguing objects of national and international significance. Stimulating your thoughts, while some displays are acquired from state police organizations, there are exhibits belonging to central police organizations of Indian as well as foreign origin.

The visitors are further informed about the old and latest technology used by the different police departments of state and center organizations and scientific aids used by the forensic science laboratories and central and state finger print bureau. In this technology driven world, the museum communicates the challenges faced by the police in combating crimes and criminal prosecution. Interesting case studies, copies of historic FIRs, arms and many more such things are displayed for curious minds.

Nearby Tourist Attractions: India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Ugrasen-ki-Baoli, Moth-ki-Masjid, Lotus Temple, Nizamuddin's Shrine and Chirag Dehlvi's Dargah

Nearby Places to Eat: Eatopia at India Habitat Centre, India International Centre for members only, Barista and other restaurants at Khan Market. There are many good eating joints are there in Ansal Plaza shopping mall on Khel Gaon Marg as well as in South Extension Part I & II modern markets. Since the gardens are near to Connaught Place, one can also many options to choose from the popular restaurants of CP.

Nearby Shopping Venues: Ansal Plaza, one of the best malls of Delhi on Khel Gaon Marg, South Extension Part I & II modern markets, Khan Market, Janpath and Connaught Place.

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Last Updated On: 2011/09/01