The Crafts Museum at Pragati Maidan in Delhi displays the extraordinarily rich handicrafts. The visitors, however, love the presence of the craftsmen and women with whom they can freely interact. The craftsmen demonstrate their amazing skills before an appreciative audience. It has some of the finest artistic items that you will find in India. The Crafts Museum began way back in the year 1956 with the intention of showcasing the work of different artisans. Today it has some of the finest craftsmen in the country and it also famous for the artistic display of various villages.
This is the place which you should visit to see the beautifully decorated folk art. You will also find beautiful exhibits like the woodcarvings, embroidery and paintings. The museum is divided into different galleries on the basis of themes. The first gallery on display is the Tribal and rural craft gallery and this is followed by the Gallery of Courtly Crafts, Textile Gallery, Gallery of Popular Culture, and similar other galleries.
Craftsmen display the method of making the crafts and this in itself is a great attraction. You can buy different objects like rugs, ornaments and even objects of rituals. At Delhi this is one of the must visit places.