Taj Museum in Agra

Taj Museum Overview

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The Taj Museum is one of the most popular museums in Agra and is visited by hundreds of tourists who wish to learn more about the history of the Taj Mahal. The museum, located inside Jal Mahal in the complex of the Taj Mahal, offers you an opportunity to look at the original drawings of the Taj, which help people understand the accuracy and precision that went into planning the structure. The drawings of the interiors of the Taj Mahal display the position of the graves with such accuracy that the foot of the graves faces spectators irrespective of the angle it is viewed from. Apart from drawings, the Taj Museum has many other interesting artifacts such as royal jewellery, ancient paintings of Mughal emperors and much more.

The Taj Museum is spread over two floors and has three galleries. It houses a total of 121 antiques including Mughal manuscripts, miniature paintings, inscription samples and royal. Apart from these, you will also find items such as arms, utensils and marble pillars on display in the museum. The main hall of the Taj Museum houses the most important artifacts like portraits of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, decorative wooden frames and imitations of coins minted in Mughal Agra.

  • Opening Closing Time 10 am to 5 pm (except Friday)

  • Entrance Fee Rs. 20 (Indians), Rs.750 (foreigners)

Museum

Location

Jal Mahal, inside the Taj Mahal complex