The National Museum of Pakistan is situated in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan. The National Museum of Pakistan was established in 1950’s to substitute the closed, Victoria Museum. National Museum is one of the best places for the history and art lover or student. It is visited by thousands of people every week to experience the rich history of arts and culture it has to offer.
The museum is located at “Burns Garden, Dr. Zia-ud-din Ahmed Road”. This museum exhibits astounding statues of “Mohenjodaro”, “Terracotta Toys” and other collection of Hindus God’s like “Saraswati” “Vishnu” “Lakshmi” etc. some section portrays ancient compilation of coins used in Hijris, some experience stuff used by our historical protagonist like pens, cuffs, and sword used by our father of nation “Quaid- E-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah”, sitting chair used by our national poet “Sir Allama Iqbal” and stick and watch used by “Liaquat Ali Khan” in his tenor etc.
At the time of 70’s there were counted galleries in the museum and now the number exceed from 4 to 11 galleries especially depicting “Quran Gallery” where there were showcasing the historic pieces of the Quran Shareef.
This museum also showcases Pakistan rich cultural norms and traditions through pictorial while Several other galleries exhibit Indus civilization, Artifacts, Andhara Civilization Sculptures, Islamic Art, Paintings, Antique Coins and Golden script documenting ancient Pakistan’s Political History.
Museum has a huge compilation of old coins around 58,000 (some even dating 74 Al-Hijra) and around 70,000 publication books covering a variety of topics. There is also a fascinating Ethnological Gallery showcasing Pakistan cultural heritage of life-size statues covered different ethnicities living in the four provinces of Pakistan. There is also some segment which showcases and exhibits the cultural aspects of Muslim heritage housing their traditional wear, artistic value and classic pottery section, the precedent tools and historical portrait visualizing the precedent events.
For the protection of the entire collection, the museum also has a conservative laboratory.
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