Peshawar Museum

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar Museum

Peshawar Museum Peshawar Pakistan is famous for Gandhara Modern Art Museum, located in Saddar Road, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It was founded in 1907 in the memory of Queen Victoria. The Museum was originally called Victoria Memorial Hall and the first Muslim head of the museum were Khan Dilawar Khan Yousafzai.

Peshawar Museum has huge collection like 14168 items includes Gandharan Sculptures, Coins, Manuscripts and copies of the Holy Quran, Inscriptions, Weapons, Dresses, Jewelry, Kalash Effigies, Mughal era and later period miniature Paintings, Household objects, local and Persian handicrafts.

This Museum building fully design in red brick of the is look like a Mughal Monument from the outside and a basilica from the inside. The style is typically Curzonian, amalgamated with oriental features.

Alias Names

Gandhara Modern Art Peshawar Museum • پشاور متحف‎

Established Founded in 1907


Dedicated Memory of Queen Victoria
Location Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
City / Town Peshawar
State Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
Country Pakistan

Peshawar Museum, Saddar Road, Peshawar

Contacts +92 (91) 9210985
Geo Coordinates 34.0077717290049 °N,    71.5580481290817 °E
Associated Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Official Website

Peshawar Museum Attractions

Peshawar Museum Art

  • Gandhara Art
  • Islamic Art
  • Ethnological section
  • Coins
  • Manuscripts
  • Holy Quran
  • Inscriptions
  • Weapons
  • Dresses
  • Jewelry
  • Kalash Effigies
  • Mughal era
  • Paintings
  • Household objects
  • local and Persian handicrafts

Travelor Instructions

Peshawar Museum Peshawar Visit Timings

Friday---------------------Open 24 hours
Monday------------------Open 24 hours
Tuesday-----------------Open 24 hours
Saturday - Sunday ------Closed

Map Of Peshawar Museum

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