Faqir Khana Museum
Museum in Lahore
- Ahmed A
This is an amazing place to visit if you love old Lahore. Just don't forget to make an appointment before going otherwise you will find the gate closed. The staff is really good especially Mr Saifuddin. His guided tour was great.
Fakir Khana (The House of The Humble Ones, Urdu: فقیر خانہ) is a private museum and house located in Lahore, Pakistan, owned by the Fakir family. Fakir Khana Museum is the largest private collection in South Asia. Its is a hidden treasure of Miniature paintings, Islamic art, Chinese Porcelain, Persian Carpets, Wood work, Coin collections, Fabric housed in a building that has uniqueness within itself. The museum contains over 20,000 objects.
Fakir Khana is located within Lahore’s Walled City, along the Hakimaan Bazaar, near the Bhati Gate. is one of the biggest private museums in Pakistan, and has been open to public since 1901. The building originally belonged to Raja Todar Mal, Finance Minister of Akbar’s darbar (court) of the Mughal Empire.
The Fakir family settled in Lahore around 1730, and established a publishing house. Their status in Lahore society derived from its connections to the Sikh Empire – three of the family’s ancestors, Fakir Nooruddin, Fakir Azizuddin, ...
- Omar I
Amazing place to visit. Very good collection. The meuseum room size is small and artifacts are far more in number. Car parking is away you have to walk to the meuseum for 200 to 300 meters. Don#t go without booking appointment.
|Mon:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Tue:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Wed:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Thu:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Fri:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sat:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sun:||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
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