Ghalib Museum, New DelhiDirection
Mirza Ghalib Museum, New Delhi is a museum on the life and times of the 18th century Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, under the aegis of the Ghalib Academy, New Delhi. The museum is situated in the vicinity of the tomb of the 13th century Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin.
The museum is housed on the third floor of the Ghalib Academy building. It was formally declared open by the 3rd President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain on the occasion of the Ghalib Centenary on 22 February 1969. The museum presents pictures of Ghalib’s residences, food habits and attires of the poet and his times. There are seals, coins dating to the mughal era, Postage stamps and specimen of handwriting housed in this museum. Paintings of renowned artists like those of M.F. Hussain, Satish Gujral, Anis Farooqui are some of the main attractions of the museum. Ghalib’s poetry calligraphy and other artworks based on Ghalib’s poetry are also on display.
How to Reach:
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
New Delhi Railway Station, New Delhi
Plot No-168/1, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi, Delhi 110013