SOP of Musa Dakri Museum, A.M.U.
The nomenclature Musa Dakri Museum was adopted by University (Executive Council No. 682) Item No. 19, January 17, 2015). Presently Musa Dakri Museum houses more than 1366 archaeological artefacts and 30 sculptures of the prestigious Sir Syed Collection besides rich botanical, zoological and geological collection. It has a Natural History Section, four galleries, a Reception Desk, a Visitor’s Remark Desk, and a Display wall of Sketches. The Museum is well equipped with chairs, light, CCTV cameras, fans, fire-extinguishers and dustbins.
The Musa Dakri Museum is organized to provide general education especially to the students of the University by displaying and exhibiting cultural and natural heritage.
The Museum seeks to interpret cultural and natural heritage to the visitors and make them understand India’s rich history and culture.
Anybody can visit the Museum having an interest in the natural and cultural heritage of India.
The Museum organizes a number of academic and social events including exhibitions, workshops, lectures, student visits, etc.
The opening hours of the museum are: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily except Friday. The timing on Friday is from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Entry to the Museum is free.
A guide plan of the Museum can be collected from the Reception Desk at the Entrance.
Visitors can also collect a Brochure of the Museum from the Reception Desk.
Visitors can ask the staff about the artefacts and objects housed in the Museum.
Visitors are permitted to draw figures of the displayed objects.
Visitors are not allowed to touch the artefacts, sculptures and objects displayed in various Galleries.
Talking, shouting, listening to music and the use of mobile phones are not allowed in the Museum.
Use of any type of camera in the Museum is prohibited.
Nobody is allowed to bring chewing gum, food, eatables and drink inside the Museum.
Bringing bags and backpacks is prohibited inside the Museum. Visitors have to deposit bags and backpacks at the Reception.
Visitors can use the dustbin available on both floors for scrap.
Fire extinguishers are available at four appropriate spots for use in case of emergency.
Visitors have to strictly follow the Covid protocol such as use of mask and social distancing.
A visitors Notebook is available for the observation of the Visitors about the Museum.
Floors, walls and ceilings of the Museum are cleaned daily with the help of Vacuum Cleaners, brooms and dusters.
Cleaning of the artefacts, sculptures and objects is carried only by experts of the
Department of History and Department of Museology.
Any reshuffle in the locus of any artifact or object can be carried out only by the experts of the Department of History and Department of Museology.
New artefact or object can be added to the Museum once the artifact/object has been vetted by the team of experts to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor for the purpose.
For safety, the Museum is under CCTV surveillance.