National Philatelic Museum
location_on Sansad Bhavan
Age Group
2 to 60
Key Attractions
The National Philatelic Museum exhibits over 1700 post-Independence stamps. The museum has a vast collection of stamps issued since 1947. Stamps depicting our culture, heritage, eminent personalities, freedom fighters, institutions, science, technology, art and medicine have been put on display.
Visit Duration
About an Hour
Days & Timings
10:00AM to 5:00PM.
Closed on Saturday, Sunday & on national holidays.
Tickets/Entry Fee
No Entry Fee
Not Allowed
Food & Water Facility
- Soft drinks and snacks stalls are available at the entry gate. - Cannaught Place and Bengali Market are the closest food hub.
Restroom Available

The National Philatelic Museum at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi, India, is operated by the Department of Post. The facility which is housed on the ground floor of a building, underwent a redevelopment in 2011. It now hosts an amphitheatre for presentations and discussions, a library and an area where artists can be seen at work, as well as displays of postage stamps and related items. There are interactive features and space is allocated for showing the private collections of philatelists. The museum was designed by Dr. Anand Burdhan of the Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, who is also secretary of the Museum Association of India. National Philatelic Museum which has an extensive stamp collection including the first stamp issued in India by the Sindh Dak (1854) and stamps issued before Independence by the rulers of the Princely States. The museum is one of the great places of learning for the children . The tour of the museum is one the most rewarding experience for the visitor.

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Dak Bhavan, Sardar Patel Chowk, Sansad Marg, New Delhi DL IN - 110001   Sansad Bhavan   Nearest Metro Station: Patel Chowk (Yellow Line)
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