Located at Dar-ul-Shifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana, India, the Salar Jung Museum is an art museum. which is one of the renowned National Museums of India. It was endowed to the nation after the death of Salar Jung III, originally a private art collection of the Salar Jung family. On 16 December 1951, the Salar Jung Museum was inaugurated. From Burma, India, Japan, Nepal, Persia, China, Europe, Egypt, and North America, it has a collection of sculptures, textiles, manuscripts, paintings, carvings, metallic artifacts, ceramics, clocks, carpets, and furniture. In the world, it is one of the widest museums.