Spend a day in this oasis of serenity and surround yourself with a cultural bliss offered by the Sanskriti Museums located in Gurugram. An amalgamation of three different cultural museums, the Sanskriti Museums is one of the must visit museums in the state.
Timing: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday closed)
Location: Anandgram, Mehrauli, Gurgaon Road, Aya Nagar, New Delhi NCR
Entry Fees: Free
Established in 1990 by O. P. Jain, Sanskriti Museums or Sanskriti Foundation is a non-profit organization consisting of three museums, Museum of Everyday Art, Museum of Indian Terracotta, Museum of Indian Textiles. Situated at a distance of 17km from the city of Gurugram in Haryana, the Sanskriti Museums are a confluence of cultural mines sprawled in an area of 8 acres of land.
Sanskriti Museums offer insight into the traditional lifestyle of people through daily objects which include household items, ritual objects, and even toys for children. The aesthetic charm of the museum enhanced by the Banyan trees, pond lotus blossoms, and wall arts makes it even more attractive and appealing and brings a sense of tranquility. Visitors will get a glimpse of rare terracotta sculptures, figurines, art, and artifacts all of which represent the tribal communities of India. A must-visit place for all art lovers and history enthusiasts, this museum is a cultural escape and offers an enriching insight into India's heritage and culture through its well-researched and beautifully showcased art as well as exhibitions for all the people who walk in. The Sanskriti Foundation also organizes cultural programs and workshops which diversify from a course on Indian Cinema to Ceramic Fest and Yoga. Fellowship programs are also organized in the museum to facilitate excellence in youthful artists in their respective domains. A hidden gem tucked away amidst the chaos of the modern city, Sanskriti Museum must be visited by anyone in search of peace and solace while also glimpsing the traditional lifestyle and culture of Indian tribal and rural communities.