|Mandi House, Delhi (Map)
|Entry Fee & Timings
|Timings: The museum remains open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and remains closed on Mondays and other holidays. Entry Fee:- Free
|Govt. Museum & Memorials, Museums
|Place visit with
|Family, Kids, Solo, Parants
|Best time to visit
|January, February, March, April, May, June
|Indraprastha Metro Station (1 KM) Supreme Court (Pragati Maidan) Metro Station (0 KM) Mandi House Metro Station (1 KM) ITO Metro Station (1 KM)
About Supreme Court Museum
The Supreme Court Museum is a museum dedicated to the federal court and the Supreme Court as well as the journey of the judiciary in India. It was inaugurated in 2044 with an aim to review the history of the Supreme Court of India, galleries, and religious places by important exhibitions and help them understand about the Supreme Court and the importance of the Court. The museum also has Harappan seals, Ashoka's edicts, Nalanda copper plates and objects from the Indian legal system during the British Raj. The museum has over 1,500 items on display, including papers on the Indira Gandhi assassination, case files and documents on the Mahatma Gandhi assassination and the Shah Bano case.
The museum is divided into two parts, the first section deals with the growth and development of the Judiciary in India while the second deals with the Federal Court and the Supreme Court. In addition, the first section displays the history of the Indian legal system from the British period, Harappan seals and a priest's head, Ashoka's edicts and the Nalanda copper plate from the 9th century AD, the second gallery displays antique furniture, souvenirs, ceremonial costumes and There are wigs.
Interesting facts about Supreme Court Museum
- Silver coins, Indian postage stamps, maces, canes, wigs are displayed here.
- A centuries old typewriter, a copy of the judgment from the time of Rajahmundry (1804 AD) also exists.
- The files of the assassination case of Mahatma Gandhi and Indira are also put on display in the museum.
- Documentaries on the judicial history of India are telecast in the museum.
- The Supreme Court of India Museum organizes special exhibitions dedicated to the Indian freedom struggle. Thus it pays tribute to the freedom fighters of the country "Trail of Bhagat Singh", "Alipore Bomb Conspiracy Case".
- Screening of film shows on the history of the Supreme Court of India is done on a regular basis.
- A dated document from the 16th century, the Deed of Spiritual Succession is on display which documented the appointment of Sayyid Shah Ali Qutb's son as the successor to Dharamshala.
How to reach Supreme Court Museum
By Metro:- The nearest metro station to Supreme Court Museum is Mandi House. It is a 13-minute walk away.
By Rail:- Tilak Bridge is the nearest railway station to the Supreme Court Museum. It is a 24-minute walk away.
By Bus:- The nearest bus stop to the Supreme Court Museum is the Supreme Court. It is a 3 minute walk.
Nearby famous places
- India Gate 3 kms away
- Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's Residence) 3 kms away
- Parliament House 2 kms away
- National Gallery of Modern Art 2 kms away
- National Museum 4 kms away
- Jantar Mantar 2 kms away
- Connaught Place 3 kms away
- Gurudwara Bangla Sahib 4 kms away
- Purana Qila (Old Fort) 4 kms away
- Humayun's Tomb 6 kms away