Peshawar Museum reopened for public, tourists


Peshawar Museum, the only museum of Gandhara Art in world having over 30,000 rare antiquities collection, was reopened for general public, archeologists and tourists after completion of conservation and renovation work by the Government that enhanced its look.

Muhammad Abid Majeed, Secretary, Sports, Tourism, Archeology and Youth Affairs inaugurated reopening of the Peshawar Museum.

Director Archeology and Museums, Dr Abdul Samad Khan and other senior officers of the department were also present and briefed him about the completed project.

The entire building of colonial era including its exterior and interior structure and designs has been completely rehabilitated and conserved by renowned experts without compromising on its original ancient architecture of the British era building.

The two-storey building, an amalgamation of British and Mughal architectures, was originally consisted of a main hall and two side aisles on ground and first floor, surmounted by four elegant cupolas.

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