Ghalib Museum And Library

Ideal For Lovers Of Ghalib’s Work

 

The museum is ideal for those in love with poetry. Amongst the well-known poets, Mirza Ghalib is one of the names that comes to mind. He is one of the most revered poets and litterateurs. Mirza Ghalib’s sher-o shayaris can’t be compared to others as it has to the test of time when it comes to creativity and intensity.

 

Ghalib Museum and Library is situated in Nizamuddin, New Delhi which is right opposite the Qawalli Hall in Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Aulia’s shrine. It was inaugurated by Dr Zakir Hussain, the then president of India in February 1969. The museum’s founder president is Hakeem Abdul Hameed.

 

The objects and various other exhibits displayed capture memorable moments and episodes from Mirza Ghalib’s life. People from all over the world to the museum just to learn about the great genius. The environment inside the museum is different as it is quite poetic due to the ornamental canopies. The ambience creates the ambience of the courts or yore.

 

The museum houses an auditorium, library and an art gallery. These are all dedicated to the great poet's works and memory. The museum has an imposing statue of Mirza Ghalib, along with several photographs, documents and books.

 

Timings: 10 am to 6 pm except on Sunday

Location: Nizamuddin, New Delhi

Closest metro station: Pragati Maidan

Entry fee: Free

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Ghalib Museum And Library
Address: Plot No-168/1, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
Near by Metro
1.2km
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1.5km
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