Rajasthan Travel Guide

Department of Archaeology and Museums, Rajasthan

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The Department of Archaeology and Museums Rajasthan, incepted in the year 1950 preserves, protects, exhibits and interprets the cultural legacy embodied in various forms of art and architecture. It has 322 protected monuments,17 museums,1art gallery, 04 propose museums and 47 protected archaeological sites under its control comprising of sacred and secular monuments, such as exquisite temple, colossal mosques, massive forts, artistic cenotaphs, carved and painted havelies.

Role of Department of Archaeology and Museums

Following are the roles and activities of Department of Archaeology and Museums Rajasthan

  • Conservation , Restoration and Preservation of the monuments and historical sites
  • Survey and Documentation
  • Acquisition and Exposition
  • Research and Publication
  • Exhibitions, Seminars, Lecturers

Various Branches In Department of Archaeology and Museums Rajasthan

  • Technical Branch
  • Excavation Branch
  • Art Survey Branch
  • Architecture Survey Branch
  • Engineering Branch
  • Chemical Branch
  • Establishment Branch
  • Numismatic Branch
  • Accounts Branch
  • Photography Branch
  • Library

This department primary deals in the preservation, restoration and conservation of monuments, antiquities and archaeological sites. It also suveys the new archaeological site and does all the documents required. The department organises exhibition, seminars and lectures on the various historical dwellings of the Rajasthan and Maharajas of Rajasthan. Apart from these the department has taken initiatives in the fields such as enlisting in the world heritage, composite tickets, light and sound show, audio guide facility. documents of coins etc.


Contact :
Department of Archaeology & Museums
Albert Hall, Ram Niwas Bagh Jaipur,
Rajasthan, India
Phone No : +91 141-5190400, +91 141-5190406
Email Id : dirarch_raj@rediffmail.com
Website : http://museumsrajasthan.gov.in

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One Response to “Department of Archaeology and Museums, Rajasthan”

Dr Shailesh G Says

Rajsthan is fortunate to have a large store of archeological ruins, but its sad that its dept of Archeology is way too apathetic as many important ruins are being destroyed which is great loss to nation. Why Govt of Rajsthan is ignorant to this?