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The travelling museum typically spends three days at a school so that over 1000-1500 children can take their time exploring all the musical instruments, with the freedom to pick them up, play them and asking questions about them.

International Museum Day 2020: Groove Gully, the travelling museum for kids

hindustantimes.com, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 11:00 AM IST
International Museum Day 2020: The Groove Gully museum was founded with the focus on educating, entertaining and ensuring long-term memory retention of concepts learned.
Where does the term museum come from; a look at some interesting museums from around the world. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Where does the term museum come from; a look at some interesting museums from around the world. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

International Museum Day 2020: Where does the term museum come from; a look at some interesting museums from around the world

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Most of us instantly link the word “museum” with a place you visit only on educational excursions from school and soon after let it pass as a once-in-a-lifetime type memory, locked in a treasure chest somewhere.
On International Museum Day, its ‘access for all’ in the age of ‘new normal’.(@accessforall12)
On International Museum Day, its ‘access for all’ in the age of ‘new normal’.(@accessforall12)

Sense and sensitivity: On International Museum Day, its ‘access for all’ in the age of ‘new normal’

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 01:08 AM IST
Heritage architect Siddhant Shah, founder of Mumbai-based ‘Access for All’, who made India’s first museum Braille book, has also been instrumental in helping cultural organisations accessible to the differently- abled.
Five travel enthusiasts pick that one museum they have absolutely loved
Five travel enthusiasts pick that one museum they have absolutely loved

The world’s best museums

Hindustan Times | By Lubna Salim
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 11:10 PM IST
With International Museum Day on May 18, five travel enthusiasts pick their favourites
Photographer Aditya Arya at the Vintage Camera Museum in his house in Gurugram.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)
Photographer Aditya Arya at the Vintage Camera Museum in his house in Gurugram.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

We need a museum that traces cultural roots and showcases future

By Shikha Jain
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 08:48 AM IST
A museum that tells the story of Gurugram’s evolution from a sleepy village to a metropolis is the need of the hour.
The conch shell of the 18th century ruler of Mysore Tipu Sultan is exhibited in the central hall of the museum on the occasion of International Museum Day on May 18.(HT Photo)
The conch shell of the 18th century ruler of Mysore Tipu Sultan is exhibited in the central hall of the museum on the occasion of International Museum Day on May 18.(HT Photo)

Tipu Sultan’s conch shell a big draw at BHU’s Bharat Kala Bhavan

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 01:59 PM IST
Tipu Sultan’s military commanders carried the conch shell and presented it him as and when required. The conch shell remained in the Mysore ruler’s possession till his death.
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