Shaheedi Park, the first outdoor museum in Delhi has inaugurated ahead of 77th Independence day by the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. The park, which has been developed in the ITO area by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) over 4.5 acres of land at a cost of almost INR 15 crore. another project is being built by Delhi Development Authority (DDA) called Bharat Vandana Park in Dwarka.
India’s First Outdoor Museum In Delhi
Shaheedi Park is a tribute to India’s national heroes which includes popular individuals who gave their life for India’s independence and sovereignty at different times in history. This outdoor museum park will depict the national golden era Warriors like King Porus, Chanakya-Chandragupta, Emperor Ashoka Mihir Bhoj and Rajendra Chola, all can be seen in this park.
Shaheedi Park was built over six months by ten artists and 700 skilled workers under the Waste to Art theme like Angle iron, rickshaws, ancient automobiles, lorries, and electric poles have all been constructed from scrap. These installations in this park represent the illustrious history of India. Based on reports, more than 250 tones of scrap metal were used in the park’s construction. The objects of art spread across this site will provide you with an overview of ancient, mediaeval, and history of India.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the way people visit to see Rock Garden in Chandigarh, similarly Shaheedi Park will give an identity to Delhi and people will come and see the place, this will be the best and suitable park for the school children as they can learn about the kings and great leaders of our country and lead them to the spirit of patriotism amongst them.
Ticket price to visit this outdoor museum park is INR 100 for adults and INR 50 for kids, visitors can purchase the tickets from the park ticket counter or online, vehicle parking facilities are available for visitors.