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Lahore Museum
Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum

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Mall Rd, Anarkali, Lahore, Punjab 54000, Pakistan
+92 42 99211819
https://lahoremuseum.punjab.gov.pk/
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Lahore Museum (Punjabi: لاہور میوزیم, Urdu: لاہور عجائب گھر), was originally established in 1865-66 on the site of the hall or building of the 1864 Punjab Exhibition[2] and later ... Read more
shifted to its new (present) site located on The Mall, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan in 1894. Rudyard Kipling's father, John Lockwood Kipling, was one of the earliest and most famous curators of the museum. Over 250,000 admissions were registered in 2005.[1] The Lahore Museum was established in 1864 in Lahore on Mall Road in front of Punjab university. the current building of Lahore Museum was designed by famous architecture Sir Ganga Ram.Lahore Museum is one of the biggest museum of the country.it has large collections of pre-historic and historic period. Contents [hide] 1 Collections 2 Popular culture 3 Further reading 4 References 5 External links [edit]Collections The Museum contains some fine specimens of Mughal and Sikh door-ways and wood-work and contains a large collection of paintings dating back to the Mughal, Sikh and British eras. The Museum has a collection of musical instruments, ancient jewellery, textiles, pottery, and armory. There are relics from the Graeco-Bactrian times as well as well as some Tibetan and Nepalese work. The museum has a number of objects of Greco-Buddhist sculptures, Mughal and Pahari paintings on display. The Fasting Buddha is one of the unique collections of the museum — in 2004 Nobuaki Tanaka, the Japanese ambassador, agreed to provide technical know how as the Buddha is popular with Japanese tourists.[3] Scope Of Lahore Museum The Museum keeps the archaeological material from pre historic to the period of Hindu Shahi period. Particularly huge collections of archaeology, history, arts, fine arts, applied arts,ethnology, and craft objects.It also has extensive collection of Hellenistic and Mughal coins. [edit]Popular culture The Zamzama in front of the Museum, also known as "Kim's Gun" from its appearance in Rudyard Kipling's novel Kim. Rudyard Kipling's novel, Kim (pub. 1901), was set in the vicinity of the old/original Lahore Museum and the Mall areas.

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The Museum contains some fine specimens of Mughal and Sikh door-ways and wood-work and contains a large collection of paintings dating back to the Mughal, Sikh and British eras. The Museum has a collection of musical instruments, ancient jewellery, textiles, pottery, and armory. There are relics from the Graeco-Bactrian times as well as well as some Tibetan and Nepalese work. The museum has a number of objects of Greco-Buddhist sculptures, Mughal and Pahari paintings on display. The Fasting Buddha is one of the unique collections of the museum

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Lahore Museum (Punjabi: لاہور میوزیم, Urdu: لاہور عجائب گھر), was originally established in 1865-66 on the site of the hall or building of the 1864 Punjab Exhibition[2] and later shifted to its new (present) site located on The Mall, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan in 1894. Rudyard Kipling's father, John Lockwood Kipling, was one of the earliest and most famous curators of the museum. Over 250,000 admissions were registered in 2005.[1]
The Lahore Museum was established in 1864 in Lahore on Mall Road in front of Punjab university. the current building of Lahore Museum was designed by famous architecture Sir Ganga Ram.Lahore Museum is one of the biggest museum of the country.it has large collections of pre-historic and historic period.
Contents [hide]
1 Collections
2 Popular culture
3 Further reading
4 References
5 External links
[edit]Collections

The Museum contains some fine specimens of Mughal and Sikh door-ways and wood-work and contains a large collection of paintings dating back to the Mughal, Sikh and British eras. The Museum has a collection of musical instruments, ancient jewellery, textiles, pottery, and armory. There are relics from the Graeco-Bactrian times as well as well as some Tibetan and Nepalese work. The museum has a number of objects of Greco-Buddhist sculptures, Mughal and Pahari paintings on display. The Fasting Buddha is one of the unique collections of the museum — in 2004 Nobuaki Tanaka, the Japanese ambassador, agreed to provide technical know how as the Buddha is popular with Japanese tourists.[3]
Scope Of Lahore Museum
The Museum keeps the archaeological material from pre historic to the period of Hindu Shahi period. Particularly huge collections of archaeology, history, arts, fine arts, applied arts,ethnology, and craft objects.It also has extensive collection of Hellenistic and Mughal coins.
[edit]Popular culture

The Zamzama in front of the Museum, also known as "Kim's Gun" from its appearance in Rudyard Kipling's novel Kim.
Rudyard Kipling's novel, Kim (pub. 1901), was set in the vicinity of the old/original Lahore Museum and the Mall areas.

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