Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad

Salarjung Museum

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Salarjung Museum
Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
14 Ratings & 12 Reviews

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  • Excellent 3
  • Very Good 7
  • Good 0
  • Average 1
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
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  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
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12 traveller reviews for Salarjung Museum

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Donarun Das
  • Donarun Das
  • Lives in Hyderabad
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  • 128 Reviews

"The museum is actually huge!"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
The first thing which comes to your mind when you see this place, is that its length. Being the third largest museum in India, its collection would captivate anyone who loves visiting museums. After roaming all around the place in the first....... More
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Ashwin Sarda
  • Ashwin Sarda
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 121 Reviews

"Gallery of mysteries"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Salarjung is another popular tourist destination of Hyderabad. It is situated beside Musi River which is at one extreme of the old city. Museum is very big and I am sure would rank is top three biggest and busiest museums of the country. You....... More
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Manjunatha p
  • Manjunatha p
  • 9 Reviews

"Museum with lots of history"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
It is a good museum with lots of old collections. It is worth watching all types of clocks. The Cuckoo clock is worth seeing. It is a historical museum with Nizam's collections and artefacts. More
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Neerja Misra
  • Neerja Misra
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 11 Reviews

"Everything related to the Nawab's"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 5 months ago
A place known for everything related to nawab's time at one place, it holds rich heritage of nawabs time, one thing must see Rubeka's idol u will be surprised see artist wor, wouldn't be able to stop yr self from praising More
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Vishwanath vanchi
  • Vishwanath vanchi
  • 2 Reviews

"Formidable and astounding collection"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 5 months ago
The veil on the marble statue is marvellous and so is the front and back statue. Formidable & astounding collection. More
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About Salarjung Museum

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Salar Jung Museum is one of the chief attractions of the Pearl City of Hyderabad. Salar Jung Museum is one of the oldest museums in Hyderabad and is known for its vast collection of artefacts.

Salar Jung Museum is situated on the banks of River Musi. This Museum exhibits artefacts which were collected by Salabat Jungs, the Nizam of Hyderabad. The collection of artefacts was initiated by Nawab Mir Turab Ali Khan or Salar Jung I and it was carried over by Nawab Mir Laiq Ali Khan, who was also known as Salar Jung II. But it was Mir Yousuf Ali Khan, Salar Jung III, who expanded the collection to make it the biggest one-man antique collection in the world.

Salar Jung Museum consists of about 40,000 items in its collection, which was collected from different parts of the world. This museum was opened for public display by the former Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

Salar Jung Museum has a Founder's Gallery in which the portraits of the Salar Jungs are displayed. Stone sculptures, bronze images, painted textiles, wooden carvings, miniature paintings, modern art, ivory carvings, jade carvings, metal-ware, manuscripts, etc. are some of the Indian items exhibited here.

Carpets, manuscripts, glass, metal-ware, furniture, lacquer, etc. are some of the items collected from the Middle East. Porcelain, bronze, enamel, lacquer ware, embroidery and paintings from China, Japan, Tibet, Nepal and Thailand are also on display at this museum. Oil and water paintings from England, France, Italy and Germany can also be found here.

The statue of Veiled Rebecca, the statues of Marguerite and Mephistopheles, daggers of Mughal Emperor Jehangir and Shah Jahan and Queen Noor Jehan, the sword of Aurangzeb, etc. can also be seen here. A collection of jade can also be found in the collection of artefacts at Salar Jung Museum.

Timing: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm (Friday Holiday)
Admission Fees: INR 10 (Adults)
                            INR 5 (Children)
                               INR 150 (Foreigners)

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