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Salar Jung Museum is one of the best art museum in India. It is located on Salar Jung road near Musi river bank.

It is one of the three National Museums of India. It was originally a private art collection of the Salar Jung family, later, it was endowed to the nation after the death of Salar Jung III. It was inaugurated on 16 December 1951.

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 200 meters
Time Needed : 2-5 Hours
Open Timings : 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Not Allowed Inside
Tropical Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Refreshments
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress
Nearest Railway Station : Nampally Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Begumpet Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH65 and 44
Nearest Landmark : Nampally Station

It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artifacts, carpets, clocks, and furniture from Japan, China, Burma, Nepal, India, Persia, Egypt, Europe, and North America. It is one of the largest museums in the world.

Some of it special attractions are Indian miniature paintings belonging to the Mughal, Rajasthani, Thanjavur and Deccan schools are displayed. Indian sculptures from the Gandhara and Chola periods are also displayed and a collection of modern Indian artworks from the Bengal school, Works by Raja Ravi Varma, Abdur Rahman Chughtai, M.F. Hussain, K.K. Hebbar, Rabindranath Tagore, Abanidranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose are displayed.

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