Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM ,
Saturday: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM ,
Sunday: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM ,
Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM
The Taj Museum is a double storeyed building, which lies within the Taj Mahal complex. Established in 1982, the museum comprises three galleries and a main hall. There is a gallery, where displays relating to the construction of the Taj Mahal and to the period of its construction are exhibited.
This museum houses 121 antiquities, which are categorised as Mughal miniature paintings, manuscripts, government decrees and specimen of calligraphy. The collection also comprises arms, utensils, plans and drawings of the Taj Complex, paintings, specimen inlay work and marble pillars.
In the main hall, tourists can see paintings of Shah Jahan and his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. Both the paintings are made on ivory and are encased in ornamental wooden frame....