Museums of the Academy


The Academy has two museums on separate themes: One is on medicine and science and another on arts, culture and orientalism.

1. Karam Hussain Museum on History of Medicine & Sciences

Karam Husain Museum on History of Medicine and Sciences is an academic unit with collections and exhibitions. The main theme is the history of health and disease in a cultural perspective, with focus on the material and iconographic culture of medieval medicine and sciences. The museum has categorically the pictures and busts of physicians belonging to Mesopotamia, Babylonian, Egyptians, Greeks, Arab and Indian civilizations. In addition, medical manuscripts, catalogues, medical philately, medical souvenirs, memoirs of physicians including Nobel laureates, etc., are preserved and exhibited.

2. Hakim Fazlur Rahman Museum on Arts, Culture and Orientalism

The museum has a large collection of coins, postage stamps, gemstones, paintings, engravings, watercolours, drawings, photographic print, utensils, garments including calico, busts, pens, memoirs and relics of some prominent personalities. In the museum, there are family collections like Prof. Syed Mahmood Husain Family Collection, Roohi Mabud Hasan Family Collection, etc.


Expert Committee on Museums

Ms. Ahmadi Begum
Curator, Hakim Fazlur Rahman Museum on Arts, Culture and Orientalism

Ms. Zahra Hashemi
Curator, Hakim Karam Hussain Museum on History of Medicine and Sciences

Members
1. Dr Tasawwer Hussain
2. Ms. Safia Akhtar
3. Dr. S. Shoeb Ahmad
4. Ms. Soofia Akhtar
5. Mr. Salah Siddiqui
6. Ms. Asifa Haneefa