Closed on Saturday, Sunday & on national holidays.
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.