Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum

New Delhi

Occupying the presidential garages, this swish museum has a mix of fairly modern displays, including 3D images of presidential speeches, plus former presidential vehicles, such as a Mercedes given to Rajiv Gandhi by the King of Jordan, and three 100-year-old horse-drawn carriages. In the basement is an impressive collection of oil portraits of former viceroys, governors general and British monarchs.

Opposite, in the former presidential stables, is a more old-fashioned collection of gifts given to former presidents by visiting dignitaries. You must pre-book your visit online, paying in advance as you do so.

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