There are many places in the world where one can see a collection of historic and rare musical instruments of India. The following is a brief list of museums.
The Horniman Museum – London, ENG (UK)
The MET – New York City, NY (USA)
Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix, AZ (USA)
Musical Instrument Museum (Royal Museums of Art and History) – Brussels (BEL)
National Museum of India – New Delhi, DEL (IND) This contains approximately 300 historic and rare indian classical instruments.
Victoria & Albert Museum – London, ENG (UK) Please note that this exhibit is no longer running.
There are also some private collections.
Abdul Aziz Collection – Jaipur, RAJ (IND)
Somjit Das Gupta Collection – Kolkata, WB (IND)