Archival Museum located at Tarnaka in Hyderabad. Itwas established in the year 1894. It is also known as Telangana State Archives and Research Institute and got its recognition from National Archives of India in 1962.
Archival museum is famous for historical documents. It has the records starting from Aurangabad regional headquarters of Mughal Empire. These are the priceless records and it includes 5000 documents depicting the Shahjahan period (1626 to 1658) and another 150,000 documents dated during the reign of Aurangzeb (1658 to 1708). These documents show the administrative world of Mughal Empire in India and also there are 1 million records belonging to the Hyderabad State and they record the political, administrative and socio-economic environment of Asaf Jhah dynasty. Here there are documents related to the Andhra Pradesh dated unknown. These documents were transferred from Madras Record office to the Andhra Pradesh Record office.