Sir Syed Academy Museum is athe popular gallery in Aligarh. that is frequented by large number of tourists. The museum is located within Aligarh Muslim University Campus and was Sir Syed Ahmed Khan's bungalow during ancient times. A notable dignitary, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, founded M.A.O. College (Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College) which became Aligarh Muslim University in 1920.Art gallery came into existence in October 1974 with an aim to spread awareness about Sir Syed Ahmed Khan's contribution to educational and social reforms. The museum also showcases personal belongings of the founder and chronological account of the Aligarh Muslim University in form of pictures and literal records.The museum is segregated into three main galleries. First gallery illustrates introductory life events of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and his companions. The Second gallery features description of various stages of M.A.O. College prior to 1920. On the other hand, the last gallery has pictures of university's campus building and Vice Chancellors. Besides, art gallery also maintains archives displaying university's activities and achievements over the years.This museum is connected to Sir Syed Road and AMU Road, which are also well-connected with various transport mediums.
AMU Campus, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh 202001, India