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  • Salar Jung Museum
  • Salar Jung Museum
  • Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum

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The Salar Jung Museum of Hyderabad is a repository of the artistic achievements of diverse European, Asian and Far Eastern countries of the world. The major portion of this collection was acquired by Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan is popularly known as Salar Jung III. In 1914, Salar Jung III, after having relinquished the post of Prime Minister to H.E.H., the Nizam VII, Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan, devoted the rest of his life in collecting and enriching the treasures of art and literature. The precious and rare art objects collected by him for a period of over forty years find a place in the portals of the Salar Jung Museum. It has an excellent library with a rare collection of 8,000 manuscripts and 60,000 printed books. 40,000 of these books were collected by Mir Yousuf Ali Khan, Salar Jung III, and his ancestors.


Address: Salar Jung Rd, Near Minar Function Hall, Darulshifa, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Established: 1951
Institution Head: Dr. A. Nagender Reddy, Director
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 91-040-24523211, Ext 312, 330, 304