The Lahore Museum celebrated “INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY” on the 18th May, 2017. The main objective of celebrating the International Museum Day is to raise the awareness among public about their past highlight the importance of Museums in the development of society. The Museum administration celebrated the day by allowing free entry to the public and the Museum remained open for visitors from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
Museum publications and brochures of different galleries were also distributed by Mr. Humayun Mazhar, Director and Ms. Naushaba Anjum Naushaba, Additional Director,Lahore Museum among the visitors to get them acquainted with rich cultural heritage of the region. Ms. Iffat Azeem, Senior Research Officer of the Museum gave presentation titled, “Preliminary Report on the Discovery of Ethnological Heads by Schlagintweit Brothers in Lahore Museum” in commemoration of the day at 11:30 am in Lahore Museum Auditorium. The visitors and attendees of the lecture lauded the role of Lahore Museum being played effectively as an educational-cum-cultural institution by preserving, up keeping and projecting the invaluable cultural heritage properly. Naushaba Anjum Naushaba Information & Culture Dept. Punjab