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A new home for old artefacts - 4 June, 2021

Jun 08, 2021

The Hindu
by Vinod Daniel, Chair of AusHeritage

A planned decision to move the National Museum could serve the institution’s interests well

The National Museum in Delhi is a repository of India’s rich history and proud heritage. Over the past few months, many critical pieces have been written about the government’s decision to move the museum to the North and South Blocks. However, examples from other countries show that a planned move can serve the collection, comfort, and audience experience needs of the National Museum better. In addition to Egypt, where the impressive Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza will replace the crowded Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square in Cairo, many national museums have moved to new premises.

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