The families programme allows parents and their children to participate in interactive learning experiences together, from treasure trails and guided tours to activity workshops.

Exploration bag

The exploration bag will help families embark on a journey across centuries with the help of do-it-yourself activities. Children will discover some known and unknown facts embedded in the objects on display in the exhibition representing nine important moments of Indian &  World history.

Please note: This activity is a pre-booked activity, suitable for students of classes 5-10 (or 10-15 years old).  It should take around 1- 1.5 hours, although there is no time limit.

You can collect the exploration bag from the India and the World help desk, and return it to the reception only. You also need to submit a nominal and non-refundable charge of Rs when you collect the exploration bag.

For more information, you can read the Exploration Bag Guidelines (.docx format)


Treasure Hunt

Do you think you have what it takes to be a treasure hunter? The National Museum invites you to come and seek the riches and treasures from the glorious past of India and the World!

Solve riddles, decode hidden messages and piece mysterious puzzles to find your road to the ultimate prize...

This workshop will last for 2 hours and is scheduled to run three times, on 27 May, 13 June and 22 June.


Spin the Wheel

Spin the wheel to know a little more’ is an activity suitable for audiences 8-10 years old. The activity sheet enables children  to explore the exhibition while they delve into history in a simple and fun way.

This take-away activity sheet is available for free and can be collected from India and the World help desk at the reception. You do not need to hand the wheel back afterwards - feel free to take it home!

You can also print and build the wheel at home using this downloadable PDF.