Nizam Museum, Telangana

Until recently the Nizam Museum of Hyderabad was not very known to public. But its inclusion in the tourism package hosted by the tourism development corporation of Telangana has been successful in highlighting the rare piece of beauty. Osman Ali Khan Bahadur was known to be the last Nizam of the Princely State of Hyderabad. He was believed to be the richest person in the whole world at the time. Early 1940s records the Nizam’s treasure to be around US dollar 2 billion! By the year 1967, his fortune halved but he was still reined as the prestigious rich Nizam. His fortune ranked him to be the fifth richest person in the world at that time. He is also known to have been a very fond of decorative items.

Famous personalities across the world gifted him numerous artefacts, gifts, souvenirs and mementos. He completed his 25 years of ruling period in the year 1936, which was again a grand celebration. The artefacts are stored with great care and displayed in the museum. Amongst the main attractions of the museum are the silver replicas of the various important buildings of the city of Hyderabad, the Golden throne with work of wood which the Nizam used during the last years, the glass painting of Osman Ali Khan, a wooden box decorated with diamonds, golden caskets & daggers and silver bottles containing wonderful perfumes. The museum also displays vintage cars used by the Nizam and is sure to kindle interest of car lovers.

Timings

Nizam Museum open at 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Entry Fees

100 INR per Adult and 15 INR per Child

Photography

150 INR for Still Camera

Videography

500 INR for Video Camera

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