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Indian Museum

With 60 galleries of art, archaeology and anthropology, this is India's largest museum and possibly its most attractive, housed as it is in a stunning, colonnaded palace. The museum's natural history collection is one of the world's finest. A visit here is mandatory for those wanting a snap-shot view of India's past. Five guided tours are available each day.

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Although English is generally used for official and business purposes, Hindi is the official language and is spoken by about 40 percent of the population. Urdu is the language common with the Muslim demographic. India has a total of 22 official languages

The currency is the Indian Rupee (INR), which is divided into 100 paise (singular paisa). Major currencies can be changed at banks, and authorised bureaux de changes. It is impossible to obtain rupees outside India, but no matter what time you arrive in India there will be an exchange office open at the airport. It is illegal to exchange money through the black market and it is advisable to refuse torn notes, as no one will accept them apart from the National Bank. It is best to change money into small denominations. Travellers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly in tourist orientated establishments. ATMs are not generally available.

Opening Times
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 5pm (March to November), and 10am to 4.30pm (December to February). Closed on Mondays and national holidays
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