National Archives Museum
To promote archival awareness among the masses, the Museum of National Archives was set up in the department in 1998. It was formally declared open for public on 6 July 1998 by Shri K.R Narayanan, the then President of India in the presence of academicians, diplomats and galaxy of scholars.
The variety of archival heritage of the nation on various subjects was displayed in the Museum. It was viewed by people from various walks of the society. School students, foreigners as well as national tourists were major groups among the visitors. This Museum was open for public from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm during all working days and there was no entry fee for the visitors.
At present the Museum is under renovation and would be upgraded with the aim to be more interactive and user friendly to enable the people all over the country to understand the rich heritage of the Nation. The Museum of the department would be re-launched with the objective- see, touch, feel and infotainment.
Museum Under Renovation