Museum and Education a Special Reference of Salar Jung Museum Hyderabad - IndiaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.2, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2013-01-05
Authors : Perumallapally Suresh;
Page : 739-742
Keywords : Museum Education; Rare Books; Social Responsibility;
Museums are repositories of cultural heritage and playing important role in reconstructing of the history. Museums have a responsibility to educate visitors by offering more complete and complex versions of history. Galleries and corridors not only the relics of the past but it is to re-invest them with living significance so that they can become eloquent to a new generation and links in the cultural upliftment of the generation. Museums can contribute to society, for instance by providing and promoting experience, education, recreation and by developing cross-cultural understanding. Mir Yousuf Ali Khan popularly known as Salar Jung-III the famous Salar Jung Museum is the second largest single-family private collection in the world. His contribution towards education and literature was remarkable. Nawab Sahib was one of vast read among nobles his life style influenced both noble and common people of Hyderabad the museum was set up in the ?Diwan Deodi? (16th December, 1951), the residential palace of Salar Jung-III. Later the Museum was transferred to the present building specially built for housing the Museum and the Library, in the year 1968.
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