Rajasthan Travel Guide

Top Museums in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a state with varsity and the variance can be seen everywhere and the world knows that the state its known for its Royal Rajput kings and the stunning architectures of Rajasthan in form of palaces and forts and they witness the rich era of the past history. The glimpses of the past golden era of the Rajas and the Maharajas can be seen through the museums of Rajasthan which are filled with all the articles and evidences of the historical figures and happenings in the state. The museums of Rajasthan are the store of the very interesting articles of the Kings and the Queens and it holds their objects that were related to their lifestyle, clothing, and their stories that made a mark in the history. The museums in Rajasthan also hold many articles related to the wars and the warriorship of the Rajput Kings who fought for their motherland and made the land pious colored in the hues of bravery and patriotism. These museums are managed by the ‘Department of Archeology and Museum, Government of Rajasthan’ and also some of them are jointly preserved by the ‘Archeological Survey of India’ too and the tourists who visit to this state never miss to visit them to reminisce the golden eras.
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The Best Museums in Rajasthan

Ahar Museum, Udaipur

Ahar Museum is a local museum of Udaipur and indeed a popular one which is known for the Ahar Cenotaphs. The place is apt for the history lovers and should be visited to see these beautiful cenotaphs and also the tourists can see the potteries of the Mesolithic age and other artifacts related the lifestyle of the people from the era of 1700 BC.
Address: Ganapati Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Hours: Open today · 10AM–5PM
Phone: 0294 247 0004

Government Museum of Ajmer, Ajmer

Government Museum of Ajmer museum was established by the Central British Administration as provincial museum of Rajputana and there is a huge collection of sculptures, coins, artifacts, armors related to the Kings of Bharatpur as the museum is also known as Bharatpur Museum and also there are many artifacts of Mughal King Akbar are present here.
Address: Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001
Timings of Ajmer Government Museum: 10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. Closed on public holidays.
Entry Fee of Ajmer Government Museum: Indian Rs. 5, foreigners Rs. 10.

Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur

Albert Hall Museum museum got its name and design from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and holds a wide range of metallic articles, wooden craftwork, carpets, stone ivory statues and metal sculptures, arms and weapons, and many other craftworks from the various art schools of Udaipur, Bundi, Kota and Jaipur.
Address: Ram Niwas Bagh, Ajmeri Gate, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001

Hours: Open today · 9AM–5PM, 7–10PM
Phone: 0141 257 0099

Bharatpur Palace and Museum, Bharatpur

Bharatpur Palace and Museum is a palace cum museum and this stunning architecture is having a special room which has been converted into a museum and the room contains more than 581 stone sculptures and antiques and also holds many artifacts which are more than 861 in numbers which represent the ancient culture of Bharatpur.
Address: Lohagarh Fort, Gopalgarh, Bharatpur, Rajasthan 321001

Hours: Open today · 9:45AM–5:15PM

Bagore Ki Haveli, Udaipur

Bagore Ki Haveli museum is dated back to the 18th century and located beside the Pichola Lake and this museum is a stunning architecture and it is itself a museum which is having more than 100 rooms and all of the rooms are decorated with stunning mirror work and displays many ancient costumes and modern art.

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, Jaipur

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is a beautiful haveli located on the way to the Amber Fort and the museum displays a wide range of this ancient style of hand block printing depicting the ancient art culture of Rajasthan and it is presented through textiles, and also houses many images, and tools presenting the art and culture of the state.
Address: Anokhi Haveli, Near Badrinath Temple, Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302028

Hours: Open today · 10:30AM–5PM

Phone: 0141 253 0226

Ganga Government Museum, Bikaner

Ganga Government Museum is a museum which is considered as one of the best museums of Rajasthan and holds awide display of archaeological relics from Harappa age and the early time of Gupta periods. Tourist can explorethe things in details as there are separate arenas for arts and craft clay pottery, woven carpets, paintings, and ancient coins etc.

Government Museum of Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer

Government Museum of Jaisalmer museum was established by the Department of Archeology and Museums, Government of Rajasthan and this is one of the prime sightseeing of Rajasthan which is never missed by the tourists who visit Jaisalmer and the museum displays thetrophy of Rajasthan‘s state bird Godawan or ‘The great Indian bustard and also holds traditional household stuffs, rock-cut crockery, ornaments and statues from the 7th and 9th century.

Jodhpur Government Museum, Jodhpur

Jodhpur Government Museum is a museum managed Rajasthan Government located beautifully in the Umaid Garden, holds a wide collection of ancient artifactsthat includes textiles, local art and crafts, miniature paintings and portraits of the ancient rulers of Jodhpur and their armory, manuscripts and also holds pictures of the Jain Tirthankaras too.

Shilpagram, Udaipur

Shilpagram is a unique museum located near the stunning Fateh Sagar Lake and nestled few kilometers from the main Udaipur City and the museum is named after the art culture of Rajasthan and also is a major tourist attraction of Rajasthan and this is actually a Rural Arts and Crafts Complex which has been converted to museum to present the lifestyles of the folk and tribal people of the state.
Address: Shilpgram, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Hours: Open today · 11AM–7PM

Phone: 0294 243 1304

The Government Museum of Jhalawar, Jhalawar

The Government Museum of Jhalawar is one of the oldest museums of Rajasthan and was established in the 1915 AD. The museum holds some very rare collection of paintings, manuscripts, and many statues. The museum is one of the best tourists attractions in Rajasthan and the tourists do not miss to visit here during their trip to the city.

The Palace Museum, Alwar

The Palace Museum of Rajasthan is for those tourists who are having keen interest in the lifestyle of the Maharajas of Rajasthan and the museum is dedicated to the Maharaja of Alwar and many of the collections are present here. The museum also holds the manuscripts of Mughal King Babur, swords of Muhammad Ghori, Akbar and Aurangzeb which are antique and very exclusive.

Government Archeological Museum, Dungarpur

Government Archeological Museum in Dungarpur was established on the purpose of displaying the sculptures collected by the Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Rajasthan that belongedto the Vagad region. The museum is also having a wide collection of paintings of 6th century, coins, various ancient deities and statues, and stone inscriptions.

Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Kota

Maharao Madho Singh Museum is a fine museum of Rajasthan which is holding some of the very exclusive and rare collection of paintings from Kota and there are many beautiful sculptures and arms of the King and the royal family of the rulers of Alwar can be seen here. The museum is also having a good collection of antiques too.

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