Rajasthan Travel Guide

Museums in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a state of the Royals in true sense and there are number of historical evidences left in the various cities of Rajasthan. There are many museums to visit in Rajasthan showcasing artifacts, weapons, garments, jewelry and goods of one-time rulers of the state. You can also explore some ancient handicrafts in many museums of the state. When you will travel in Rajasthan you will find that the complete scenery of the state is dotted with many forts, palaces, castles, temples, havelis and monuments.

Many of palaces of the state have now been converted in to heritage hotels and museums. Many tourists embark on palace tour of Rajasthan and stay at heritage palace hotel and spend their vacation in luxury. The city is among the most famous tourist destinations in the India. Many Forts have their own museums which showcases the historical collections of Kings and Maharajas of those times. Forts like Amer Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaislamer Fot have museums inside the fort which are very famous among tourists.

Some Famous museums in Rajasthan Includes Albert Museum, Dolls Museum, Crystal Gallery, Ahar Museum, Folklore Museum, Jodhpur Government Museum and many others.

List of Most Famous Museums in Rajasthan


Ahar Archaeological Museum
City : Udaipur
Ahar Archaeological Museum is known for its various architectural features and sculptures pieces date back to 1700 BC. A historic tenth century metal figure of... Read More
Ajmer Government Museum
City : Ajmer
Ajmer Government Museum also known as 'Magazine', is situated inside the historical 16th century Akbar’s fort in Ajmer. In October 1908, under the initiative of... Read More
Akbari Fort & Museum
City : Ajmer
Akbari Fort & Museum is a museum In Ajmer. It was once the residence of Prince Salīm, the son of the Emperor Akbar, and presently... Read More

Albert Hall Museum
City : Jaipur
Albert Hall Museum, also known as Government Central Museum is situated in Ram Niwas Garden, Jaipur. In this beautiful garden, there is also a zoo... Read More
Alwar Government Museum
City : Alwar
Alwar Government Museum is known to be the multi purpose museum with a magnificent collection of arts and articrafts which provide a look into the... Read More
Amer Archaeological Museum
City : Jaipur
Amer Archaeological Museum is a fabulous collection of the escavated material from the sites like Rairth, Nagar, Bairat, Sambhar and and the epigraphs and sculptures... Read More

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
City : Jaipur
Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing located in the ancient pink 'Chanwar Palkiwalon ki Haveli' also known as Anokhi Haveli. Anokhi Museum of hand printing is... Read More
Bangur Museum
City : Pali
Bangur Museum is a most popular museum in Pali city which was named after Mr. Bangur Juar. Bangur Museum is located very close to the... Read More
Bharatpur Government Museum
City : Bharatpur
Bharatpur Government Museum consists a very precious collection of archaeological wealth of the nearby place. Some of the things also comes from old Bharatpur State.Actually... Read More

Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum
City : Udaipur
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum is famous for having a rare collections of articles in the museum. It is located in the building of Bhartiya Lok... Read More
Birla Planetarium Jaipur
City : Jaipur
Birla Planetarium is one of the best lookout spots in Jaipur, especially for the students and tourists having an interest in science and astrology. Being... Read More
Birla Science Museum, Pilani
City : Pilani
Birla Science Museum in Pilani is one of the famous science museums of Rajasthan. Birlas want to highlight the India 's progress in the field... Read More

City Palace Museum
City : Jaipur
City Palace Museum also called as Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum is the house of rare and exquisite scriptures of Hindu from the primitive... Read More
City Palace Museum Udaipur
City : Udaipur
City Palace Museum Udaipur has an entrance gate 'Ganesh Deori' which means 'Door of Lord Ganesha'. After passing the door, there you will reach the... Read More
Crystal Gallery Udaipur
City : Udaipur
Located inside the Fateh Prakash Palace, Crystal Gallery is the largest private collection of crystal in the world. It has the most exclusive and attractive... Read More

Dolls Museum Jaipur
City : Jaipur
Dolls Museum is like a 'Fairy Tale' museum in Jaipur. A marvellous collection of cute dolls from all over the world can be found here.... Read More
Dungarpur Museum
City : Dungarpur
The Dungarpur Museum, also known as the Rajmata Devendra Kunwar Government Museum was opened for the public in the year 1988. The statue gallery of... Read More
Fateh Prakash Palace Museum Chittorgarh
City : Chittorgarh
The Fateh Praksah Palace Museum is located in the Chittorgarh Fort. In the year 1968 a major part of the Fort was converted into a... Read More

Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum
City : Bikaner
Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum is known to be as the best museum of Rajasthan state. Also known as Ganga Government Museum, it is located in... Read More
Government Museum Jhalawar
City : Jhalawar
The Government Museum Jhalawar, established in the year 1915 is ranked as as one of the oldest museums of Rajasthan. The museum is situated outside... Read More
Hawa Mahal Museum
City : Jaipur
Hawa Mahal Museum is an interesting place to visit. It was built in 1983 and located just behind the Jaipur signature monument Hawa Mahal adjoining... Read More

Jaisalmer Folklore Museum
City : Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Folklore Museum is located on the pristine banks of Gadi Sagar and founded in 1984 by N K Sharma. It is situated near the... Read More
Jaisalmer Government Museum
City : Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Government Museum was established on the 19 Feb 1984 by Department of Archeology with an aim to highlight the diverse tradition, culture of Thar... Read More
Jawahar Kala Kendra
City : Jaipur
Jawahar Kala Kendra called JKK in short, is known as a multi arts centre. It is situated in beautiful city of Jaipur. Rajasthan government build... Read More

Jodhpur Government Museum
City : Jodhpur
Jodhpur Government Museum was established in 1909 and named after Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur. It was formally opened to public on 17 March, 1936.... Read More
Junagarh Fort Museum
City : Bikaner
Bikaner city of Rajasthan is full of museums which adds to its attractiveness. One of the museum is magnificent Junagarh Fort Museum which was by... Read More
Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum
City : Jaipur
Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum was established in 1959. It is houses in City Palace Jaipur. It is perfect combination of the Mughal and... Read More

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Arabic and Persian Research Institute
City : Tonk
The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Arabic and Persian Research Institute in Tonk is located in the heart of the Tonk city in the valley of... Read More
Mayo College Museum
City : Ajmer
Mayo College is home to the Danmal Mathur Museum housed in Jhalawar House, which it shares with the Arts School. The museum showcases priceless antiques... Read More
Mehrangarh Fort Museum
City : Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort Museum is known to be one of the best museums in Rajasthan. It is located in Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur. This museum has a... Read More

Modern Art Gallery
City : Jaipur

Modern Art Gallery is a small but precious gallery which is located on the first floor of the Ravindra Manch Auditorium in Ram Niwas Bagh of Jaipur which was established by Maharaja Ram Sigh in... more »

Rajasthan Oriental Research Institute
City : Jodhpur
Rajasthan Oriental Research Institute (RORI) was established in the year 1954, under the guidance of Purattvacharya Muni Jinavijayaji and maintain the old Rajansthani folk art... Read More
Rajasthan State Archives
City : Bikaner
Rajasthan State Archives is most famous museum of Bikaner. It is located in the Bikaner city. This archives is well known for having some very... Read More

Rao Madho Singh Museum
City : Kota
Rao Madho Singh Museum famously known as 'Maharao Madho Singh museum', consists of numerous collections which includes attractive ancient sculptures, mural paintings, miniature paintings, royal... Read More
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
City : Jodhpur
The Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, also known as Government Museum, Jodhpur, is located inside the Umaid Bhavan Palace, one of the largest residential palace of... Read More
Vintage Collection of Classic Car
City : Udaipur
Vintage Collection of Classic Car, located in the premises of Garden Hotel, Udaipur is a paradise for vintage car lovers. Inaugurated in February 2000, this... Read More

Virat Nagar Museum
City : Virat Nagar
Virat Nagar, is an ancient name of Bairat. In ancient times it was the capital of a kingdom, Mahajanapada of Machcha or Matsayadesh. Later Mahaanapada... Read More