Since there are many artefacts present in the museum, the collections present have been divided according to the department like - Pre-Historic archaeology, archaeology, paintings, Pre-Columbian art, Anthropology, Jewellery and other artefacts. More than 2,00,000 artefacts are present in this museum and searching them according to the department would be easier for the visitors.
Every year more than 100 exhibitions are hosted by the National Museum showcasing different art forms from different departments and from different state or countries. Since Indian has 29 states and 7 union territories, the culture in each state is entirely different from the other, therefore showcasing a variety of culture under one roof makes the National Museum the best tourist attraction site. It is definitely a must visit one and one can get immersed in the historic world while having a visit at this wonderful museum.