Government Lays Foundation Stone for Prime Ministers’ Museum at Teen Murti Estate (Important) (Download PDF)


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Minister of state for culture & Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs jointly laid foundation stone for proposed Museum on Prime Ministers of India at Teen Murti Estate, New Delhi.

Image of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Image of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Image of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

  • New museum will incorporate Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) at Teen Murti Estate, official residence of India’s 1st PM Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • Proposed Museum will be constructed at cost of Rs. 271 cr.

Museum on Prime Ministers of India

  • Teen Murti Estate has total area of 25.50 acres out of which, Nehru Memorial Museum Building occupies area of 4286 sq. meter & Library Building has area of 4552 sq. meter. Both areas occupy around 2 acres.

  • Govt. has decided to set up “Museum on Prime Ministers of India” in remaining area of 23 acres of Teen Murti Estate which is under Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.

  • Museum Building Complex will be constructed w/built up area of 10975.36 sq. meters comprising of basement, ground & 1st floor w/galleries at all 3 levels.

  • Proposed Museum will include orientation space, souvenir shop, space for organizing talks & discussions, seminar halls, auditorium, workshop areas, library, documentation room, laboratory & archive areas.

  • Design of proposed Museum shall be symbolic of emergent & rising India, shaped over years by its eminent leaders.

  • It would focus on collecting, documenting, researching & disseminating information in respect of all PMs of India.

Significance of Prime Ministers of India Museum

  • Proposed Museum is dedicated to all PMs of India & is envisaged to give visitors holistic understanding of continued thread of leadership.

  • It would be single institution where visitors can learn abt PM’s Office, its evolution, role & centrality to governance at Union level.

  • It will depict Modern India thru collections relating to each of PMs of India, their lives, works & significant contributions made towards nation building.

  • It will bring India’s democratic experience alive to visitors.

  • It will encourage curiosity & research abt role of PM & his office.

  • It will provide interactive & informative experience to visitors & youth of India thru state of art audio-visual technology & effective modes of communication.

- Published/Last Modified on: November 3, 2018

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