Taj Museum

Taj Museum

  • Agra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India

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Taj Museum, Agra Overview

  1. Museums are one of the most exciting and interesting places to visit especially if you love to get more knowledge and gain expertise in some things. While the Taj Mahal is one of the greatest wonders of the world, there is one place inside this symbol of romance that most people tend to miss out on. This is the Taj Museum situated within the complex of the mighty Taj Mahal. Located in the western ends of the Taj complex is the exciting museum that houses all the information you would want to know about the Taj Mahal. When you travel a little inside from the Jal Mahal, you will find the Taj Museum there. Before visiting the Taj Museum, Agra, here are some things that you might want to know.

    Traveler Tips

    All those who are planning to make a visit to the beautiful city of Taj or the epitome of love, the epic Taj Mahal, do not forget to visit this interesting Taj Museum. Travelers must carry their excitement with them when visiting here to grasp as much knowledge from this museum about the Taj Mahal as possible.

    Things to Do

    There are similar things to view in general any museum you visit and the Taj Museum is no different. However, unlike other museums with boring historic stuff, you will be mesmerized by the exciting knowledge you will get about the Taj. You can roam around staring at the beautiful artifacts that are located inside the museum. You can get a closer look at the blueprints of the art and artifacts that were used during the construction of Taj Mahal. Whether you are a romantic person, a history buff, or a lover of architecture, you will find everything to suit your requirements at this museum. There are two galleries in the mighty Taj Museum that show the construction of Taj and the other shows the porcelain objects from that time. There is a third gallery as well where you can see the documents, calligraphy works, farmans, and much more from that era.

    Availability

    The Taj Museum is open on all days of the week except for Fridays. You cannot access the Taj Museum on Fridays. Apart from that, the timing for the Taj Museum is from 10 in the morning to 7 in the evening. You can purchase an entry ticket of 20 rupees if you are an Indian and of 750 bucks if you are a foreigner to enter into the gorgeous museum.

    History

    The Taj Museum was established in the year 1982 and has been offering insights about the mighty Taj ever since. While the Taj Mahal has been in its existence ever since it was constructed by 20,000 workers in the 17th century by the then Mughal ruler Shah Jahan, the Taj Museum was constructed much later.

    How to Reach

    This museum is located right inside the Taj Complex which houses one of the seven wonders of the world- the Taj Mahal. You can reach Agra very easily via flights, trains, and even during the road. It is seamlessly connected and welcomes international tourists from all parts of the world. When you are in Agra, you can hire tongas, bullock carts, electric rickshaws, or tempos to reach the Taj. You need to part your vehicle inside the parking lit which is at some distance and reach from there to the Taj Complex. You can even take private cabs or taxis or the state buses to reach the beautiful Taj complex from the Agra airport, Agra Cantt Railway station, or any other major bus terminal there.

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