National Museum of Natural History

Tracing back and recording the history of various species of extinct and alive animals through its exhibits of artifacts and stuffed animals, the National Museum of Natural History in Hyderabad, Telangana is a fascinating and a must-visit place not only for tourists but for the locals as well.


Information for Visitors

Timing: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm (All days)

Location: Nehru Zoological Park, Kishan Bagh, Bahadurpura, Hyderabad, Telangana

Entry Fees: Rs20 Adults, Rs10 for Children

About the Museum

Hyderabad is a city infused with a rich culture and an intricate and vibrant past that is also showcased in detail in some of the popular museums that serve the purpose of educating the masses about the rich heritage of the place. However, the city is not just defined by its people’s history and the royal culture but it also comprises a diverse range of living and primal species that have made India, and by association Hyderabad their home. The National History Museum in Hyderabad, Telangana is one of the must-visit places in the city and is an ideal spot for those who want to take the journey of animal history in a short span of time.

Situated in the premises of one of the biggest zoos in Asia, the Nehru Zoological Park, The National History Museum is established to offer insight into the animalia kingdom both living and extinct. The museum showcases stuffed dummies of animals and birds that look so real, you might feel that the animal is present in front of you in all its living splendor. The artifacts on display narrate the history and information associated to different animals that help the visitors, especially children, to have a systematic understanding of these exotic species.

What makes the experience even more thrilling is that the museum is located inside the zoo premises where the visitors can see a stuffed animal dummy at one point and then see its real breathing version. The fascinating experience of coming of know about an extinct animal species which once walked and breathed in this land makes the visit even more worthwhile.

Nearby Tourist Attractions:

  • Chowmahalla Palace
  • Ramoji Film City
  • Hussain Sagar

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