May 14, 2022

Under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava, on the occasion of the upcoming International Museum Day (IMD) on 18th May 2022, the Ministry of Culture, will organise a week-long celebration across its museums from 16th May – 20th May 2022.


  • The following Museums are undertaking special initiatives throughout the designated week:
    • National Museum (New Delhi),
    • National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru),
    • Allahabad Museum (Prayagraj),
    • Indian Museum (Kolkata),
    • Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata),
    • Salar Jung Museum (Hyderabad) and
    • Science cities and centers under National Council of Science Museums (in 24 locations across India).
  • Earlier, Ministry of Culture’s renewed mandate of ‘Reimagining Museums in India’ a Global Summit was held in February this year.
  • Ministry of Culture is also set to announce the launch of ‘Museum’ - a hackathon with museum-centric problem statements; and a ‘Museums in India’ mobile app containing a digital repository of their collections.
Source : PIB