History of Site/ Monument: - Javed manzil is the last residence of Philosopher, Thinker, and Poet of the East Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal. After spending last three years (1935-38) of his life he lost his breath on 21st April 1938 in this house. Javed manzil was built on about 7 kanals of land, spending Rs.42025/- under the supervision of Allama Iqbal,s elder brother Sheikh Atta Muhammad. Keeping in view the significance of this house it was converted into historical house museum housing the relics and belongings of Allama Iqbal. Javed Manzil protected and declared as National Monument in 1973 under Federal Government act Antiquities Act 1973.
Present Condition (Exterior & Interior):-Building is in a good state of preservation and well maintained. During current year 2015-16 funds are allocated for some major repairs and developments of the monument.
Decorative motives/ important features: - Javed Manzil is a late period colonial building, devoid of any significant decorative features and architectural elements. Most prominent is portico visible from the present front on the main road.
Facilities Available: - Javed Manzil, Allama Iqbal Museum is located on the main Allama Iqbal Road, which leads from railway station to the main Garhi Shahu Chowk. All kinds of transport are available from all areas of the city to access the monument. All public utilities are available in the surroundings of monument. A good standard canteen, an auditorium, and a library are needed for the museum. View more images