There are many museums, reflecting the multiple face of
Hyderabad withstanding both tradition and modernization.Many of the cultural
organizations hold frequent exhibitions & fetes at
their places. Check out our City
Engagements for the events in the city for the week.
|Situated in Public
Gardens, there is an exhibition of paintings from
Ajanta caves in Aurangabad. Open 10.30 pm to 5pm.
Closed on Mondays & public
|Birla Science Museum
Museum attracts Children and Adults alike with
its mesmerizing but simple tricks of everyday
science. Must see. Situated near Birla
Open 10.30am to 8.30 pm. Closed on the last Tuesday of every month.
one exhibits models, charts, specimens, and
photographs meant primarily for children. Open
10am to 5pm. Closed on Fridays &
|Qutub Shahi Tombs Museum
collection of weapons, armour, and utensils of
the Quli Qutub Shahi period. Situated at Qutub
Shahi toms, Golconda. Open 11am
to 5pm. Closed on Fridays
||Situated on Road
No:12,Banjara Hills it is MF Husain's museum to
celebrate life on canvas and silver screen like a village
festival of live paintings on the walls.Open from 10am to 5pm.Closed on Tuesdays.For more
Salar Jung Museum
of the largest private collections in the world,
the Salar Jung Museum was started by Nawab Turab
Ali Khan, Salar Jung I, who in 1853 became the
Dewan of Hyderabad State. He began his collection
of precious items during his visits to Europe and
The Museum has a collection of 43,000 art objects
and 50,000 books in 38 rooms spanned over three
floors. The collections are divided into groups
as Middle Eastern Art, Indian
Art, Nepalese, Tibetian, and
Burmese Art, Far Eastern Art,
European Art, and
Situated near Naya Pul, Afzal Gunj.
Open 10am to 5pm. Closed Fridays
and Public holidays.
several Public and State libraries as well as libraries
maintained by educational, research, and technical
institutes. Except where indicated, entry is open to all,
though borrowing books is restricted to members only.
near Birla Planetarium, it has a library of
French books and magazines, mainly for the
candidates interested in learning French. It also
holds tuitions to learn French and yearly French
festivals by screening several French films.
|American Studies Research
a good collection of books on American literature, Economics, Political and Social
Sciences by American authors. Open to members
only. Temporary membership is available for those
who are affiliated to educational institutions
and also studying Post Graduation. Open 9am
to 5pm. Sundays holidays.
||This library is a
division of British council and it has a
collection of books and periodicals from Britain.
It also has information on courses conducted in
Open 10.30am to 7pm. Closed
Sundays and Mondays
|City Central Library
library has a vast collection of over 100,000
books in 8 Indian Languages. It
is open to
public. Borrowing books is restricted to members.
Open 8am to 10pm. Closed Mondays
|Osmania University Library
library has got an all round collection of books,
especially for the University students.
Open 10am to 8pm MON through SAT
and 10am to 4pm on Sundays