Museums
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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.

Ajanta Pavilion

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 holidays.
Birla Science Museum This Museum attracts Children and Adults alike with its mesmerizing but simple tricks of everyday science. Must see. Situated near Birla Planetarium.
Open 10.30am to 8.30 pm. Closed on the last Tuesday of every month.
Health Museum This one exhibits models, charts, specimens, and photographs meant primarily for children. Open 10am to 5pm. Closed on Fridays & Public holidays
Qutub Shahi Tombs Museum A 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
Cinema Ghar 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 click here

Salar Jung Museum

Salarjung Museum

One 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 England.

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 Children Section.

Situated near Naya Pul, Afzal Gunj.
Open 10am to 5pm. Closed Fridays and Public holidays.

Libraries

There are 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.

Alliance Francaise Situated 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.
Tel: 236646
American Studies Research Center Contains 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.
British Library 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 Britain.
Open 10.30am to 7pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays
City Central Library This 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 This 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

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