Supreme Court Museum
The Supreme Court Museum is located in the Supreme Court Building on Constitution Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan. The museum showcases the judicial history of Pakistan, from pre-Independence to the present day. It is home to an extensive collection of fine arts, photographs, personal belongings of former Hon’ble Judges & Chief Justices, rare documents and archives, and much more.
The Museum has three main galleries:
Gallery-I showcases the evolution of law, including Islamic laws and decisions, the religious codes of Buddhists, Zoroastrians, Sikhs, and Hindus, the Code of Hammurabi, and the Cyrus Cylinder.
Gallery-II features the Chief Justices and Judges Gallery with personal belongings of former Hon’ble Chief Justices & Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, rare photographs, and reports of various inquiry commissions.
Gallery-III is the Archives Gallery, which displays famous trials of the British period, the Kashmir Sale Deed, FIR- Assassination of Prime Minister Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, Accession Instruments of Princely States, Appointment of Quaid-e-Azam & Khawaja Nazim ud Din, and landmark judgments of Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The Museum also has a conservation lab, which provides specialized knowledge in the field of conservation. The lab offers a range of services including conservation and preservation of organic and inorganic material objects, preventive conservation of fabric/costumes, documentation through the use of digital photography and scanning, material investigation using fluorescence spectrometry, design and fitting of museum storage facilities, and climate control for cultural heritage exhibition and storage facilities.