Teen Murti Estate, New Delhi will soon witness a “Museum on Prime Ministers of India." Union Minister for Culture Dr. Mahesh and Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri laid the Foundation stone for proposed Museumat Teen Murti Estate, in New Delhi.
The Teen Murti Estate” has a total area of 25.50 acres out of which Nehru Memorial Museum Building is occupying an area of 4286 sqm and the Library Building has an area of 4552 sqm, roughly around 2 acres both put together.
It was decided to set up the “Museum on Prime Ministers of India” in the remaining area of 23 acres of Teen Murti Estate which is under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Government of India.
The Museum Building Complex shall be constructed with a built up area of 10975.36 sqm comprising of basement, ground and first floor with galleries at all the three levels at a cost of Rs.271 crores.”.
The museum would be a single institution where the visitors can learn about the Prime Minister’s Office, its evolution, role & centrality to governance at the Union level, and also about the individual Prime Ministers.