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Lahore Museum is Located at Mall Road Lahore, Punjab Pakistan.
The Lahore Museum is one of his kind and considered one of the most famous museums of South Asia. Lahore Museum is witness Pakistan largest repository of cultural and historical artifacts was actually established in 1865-66 at the location known as “Shahrahe-Quaid-e-Azam” or Mall road, and later the site was transferred to the new site previously known as “Tollinton Market” and now the “LAHORE CITY HERITAGE MUSEUM”. Its red-brick building intermingles with the old traditions of Lahore considered as the City of Mughal Empire Architecture.
This museum houses the country largest and oldest collection of artistic, cultural and astonishing historical objects, like vast collections of coins, rare manuscripts, miniature paintings and Gandhara sculpture, this place know as a treasure of knowledge for art and history lovers.The current structure of the building was well framed designed by the most legendary architect Sir GANGA RAM.
This museum is considered as one of the largest museums in this country due to his massive collection. It houses modern paintings, cultural arts, and incredible crafts that are keen to one’s eye and beyond comparison and our main source of attraction for research scholars and tourist from all over the world. It also houses and exhibiting the cross-cultural history of the subcontinent. .It’s particularly famed for its display of Gandharan sculpture where the statue of fasting Siddhartha ranks as first in finest specimen available of “Gandhara Art” as one the rare antiquates.
The coin collection gallery houses around 40,000 approx. pieces considered one of the largest collection in the subcontinent like (Punch-Marked coins issued in the 6th century BC, where this astounding collection of coins showcasing the history of all the ruling families of this subcontinent along with modern days Pakistani coins, these collection the main source of attraction for the tourists for its rarity and richness. The visitors are amazed by seeing GOLD coins of JAHANGIR with the zodiacal sign (1605-1628). one of the galleries also exhibiting the collection of our oldest civilization INDUS VALLEY, like stone age tools used from Soan valley, “Wheel-Turned Pottery”, “Jewellery Of Terracotta” “Paste And Semi-Precious beads”.
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