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