The National Gallery of Modern Art is reputed for its vast repository of exhibits on display. These fabulous works of international and Indian artists attract tourists to the halls of this gallery—also referred to as Sir Cowasji Jehangir Public Hall, Mumbai. The sprawling precincts of this beautiful national art gallery were opened to the public in the year 1996.The four floors of this interesting sightseeing location are dedicated to the works and art of famous painters, sculptors and artists –including amrita Shergilla and Pablo Picasso.
This newly renovated art gallery had attracted a budget of INR 3.5 crores and lures tourists and art enthusiasts alike. Interestingly, The National Gallery of Modern Art is equipped with all the amenities of world class galleries and is known for its state-of-the-art architecture and facilities of lighting, humidity and temperature control –a la the museums and galleries abroad.
The National Gallery of Modern Art holds high historical significance and is the venue of many freedom rallies held by Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. This art gallery also holds the distinction of hosting legendary musicians and artists of the likes of Yehudi Menuhin and Paul Robeson. One of the main highlights of this art gallery is the section on Egyptian artifacts—which wows with its enthralling collection of mummies and statues.
|Foreign Tourists Fee||Rs 150/-|
|Indian fees||Rs 10/-|
|Timings||All days of the week except Monday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||2 hours|