Whenever it comes to finding the best places for tourism in India, the city of Uttar Pradesh which is known as Agra, always get the prime spot. Whether you take Agra same day tour services or just travel by your own conveyance, there are places which you cannot afford to miss at any cost. No matter what, Taj Mahal will always remain in the first place due to its eternal charm and exquisiteness. Besides this, you can get a long list of famous places which you can visit while coming to Agra, Taj Mahal Museum is one them. Let us discuss in detail about it.
Located in Agra, Taj Mahal Museum is one of the places that receive the footfall of hundreds of visitors every single day who wish to see the history of beautiful Taj. It is basically situated within the complex of Taj Mahal and located at the left side of the platform which near to the main entrance of Taj. It has two floors with a museum which further boast three galleries apart from the main hall. The seventeenth century portrait of ivory which depicts the image of the Mughal Ruler Shah Jahan with his beautiful Queen Mumtaz Mahal. It also has a number of paintings, sketches, frescoes with a myriad of utensils, arms, government decrees, miniature paintings, manuscripts, and antiques with the illustrations of inlay works etc.
Agra’s Taj Museum gives the options to its visitors to get a close look at the genuine pieces of art of this resplendent marble based monument. The drawings portray the magical artwork and accuracy level that had been used in the making of the grand Taj Mahal. That is why the world knows it with its other name “Seventh Wonder of the World”.
Inauguration - It was built between 1899 and 1905. During 1982, the Taj Museum was revamped by Khan Bahadur Hussein.
Location – It is located inside the complex of Taj Mahal on the western side to the chief gate of Taj Mahal. Its address is Taj Mahal, Dharmpuri, Forest Colony, Taj Ganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India.
Timing – The Museum remains open from 9 am to 5 pm but closed on Fridays.
Entry Ticket - The ticket of entry to the monument adds the cost of museum visit too -
For Indians - 20 INR per Head
For Foreigners - 750 INR per Head
Nearby Tourist Attractions – The tourists can find the numbers of other places around Taj Mahal Museum which also witnesses the huge footfall of the visitors. You can visit these two popular places also one is Akbar's Tomb and the other one is Sheesh Mahal.
How to Reach Taj Museum
Tourist can reach the Taj Mahal by taking local tempos, buses, rickshaw etc. You should know this fact that vehicles are not allowed in the surrounding area of the Taj in order to minimize the effects of pollution on the Taj Mahal. You need to park your vehicles at a short distance from the place.