Which is called the storehouse of world art collections ?

(1) National Archives of India
(2) National Museum
(3) National Modern Art Gallery
(4) Salarjung Museum

Correct Answer : This Salarjung Museum, in Hyderabad, is called as the “Storehouse of world art collections”.

Explanation :

The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad.

This Salarjung Museum is called as the “Storehouse of world art collections” as is the third largest museum in India housing the biggest one-man collections of antiques in the world.

Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Salar Jung III (1889–1949), former Prime Minister of the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, build this museum own his own.

It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carving, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics etc from Japan, China, Nepal, India, etc. dating back to the 1st century.

In 2003, museum signed a MoU with ‘National Mission for Manuscript’ and was declared a “Manuscript Conservation Centre”.

The Salar Jung Museum, also called as the Storehouse of world art collections, is located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River in Hyderabad.
The Salar Jung Museum in Hydrabad. Image Credit : Wikipedia

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