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Mirza Ghalib Museum, New Delhi

Ghalib Museum, Delhi is one of the best in terms of preserving the Indian shayari and ghazal culture which was indigenous as well as it has its own roots because of the connection with as far as Persia and Arab. The country has seen the works of Mirza Ghalib which still could be heard in various qawallis, mushayras and also the by-lanes of Nizammudin and to think about his contribution in the literature and poetry of Ghalib museum and library in New Delhi. It has got turned into academy and also conduct classes in Urdu Calligraphy with Urdu typewriting works.

The Ghalib Museum, Delhi has the budding poets of modern times and got inspiration from the great poet. With the literary festivals being organised at places like Delhi and Jaipur along with other cities the Ghalib museum and library offers a poetic atmosphere with ornamental canopies and decorations with subtle fretworks and the modern version of the darbar or court of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar and the academy comprises in terms of auditorium, museum, along the art gallery and library with a collection of poems and other contemporary poets thus working as the museum remains open all the days from 11:00 p.m. to 18:00 p.m. except on Sundays.

Mirza Ghalib museum is three storey building also called Ghalib Academy. Mirza Ghalib was 18th century Urdu poet who was famous for his Urdu poems. It was founded in 1969 by Dr. Zakir Hussain president of India. Museum has coins, of mughal era, letters of Ghalib and Handwritten Poems.

Nearest Other Tourist Attraction: Humayun's Tomb, Dargah Nizamuddin Auliya, National Zoological Park (Zoo) and Purana Qila.

Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 7.6 10.1 15.3 21.6 25.9 27.8 26.8 26.3 24.7 19.6 13.2 8.5
Average High (℃) 21.0 23.5 29.2 36.0 39.2 38.8 34.7 33.6 34.2 33.0 28.3 22.9

Visit Information:-

Location:: Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Dargha

Address: Plot No-168/1, Nizamuddin West, Delhi 110013

Nearest Metro Station: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Nearest Railway Junction: Hazrat Nizamuddin.

Official Website: http://www.ghalibacademy.org

Phone Number: 011 2435 1098

Open: Monday to Saturday (Sunday Closed)

Visit Timings: 10:0 am to 6:0 pm

Ticket Price (Entry Fee): FREE-

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 16.0 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 7.0 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 10.0 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 1.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 14.0 KM