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Title : VISIT TO NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CLASS XII

An educational excursion was organized by HHPS School for the students of class XII Humanities Stream  to ?THE NATIONAL MUSEUM, DELHI? on Friday, 25 August, 2018. The students learnt that the Museum has in its possession approximately  2, 00,000 works of exquisite art of diverse nature, both Indian and foreign and its holdings cover a time span of more than five thousand years of our cultural heritage. The National Museum in New Delhi is situated in a three storied building. On the First  Haran, Krishna with his Gopikas, Yashodhara etc .There were paint­ings belonging to Mughal period beautifully painted There were manu­scripts of Mahabharat, the Bhagwat Puran, the Quran etc. There were items from Britain, U.S.A., U.S.S.R., Germany etc.On the next floor achievements of states like Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh were displayed. . There were surgical instru­ments being used by surgeons in 500 B.C. A glass woman from a German Museum was there. It revealed the different organs of the human body.

?COINS? and ?ARMS & ARMOUR? were the two galleries which caught the attention of our children and they wanted to know more about them.  The visit proved to be a great source of information and knowledge for the students.