Rajasthan Travel Guide

Museums in Jaipur

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Museums in Jaipur portrays the rich and historical periods of the city and the rulers. Jaipur was the city of the kings who had a different lifestyle and way of living that everybody knew. Jaipur museums are the best place to find and explore those displays of the Rajput kings and queens. The museums of Jaipur are counted as the country’s best and some of the oldest museums and with prominent structures. You can see object related to those rulers,the queen and other ancient artifacts and so on. Almost all the museums in Jaipur are well preserved and are open to tourists.

The timings of museums in Jaipur should be noted earlier to get enough time to see the objects in details. Tthe City Palace Museum is noted in the Guinness’s Books of World records for its eccentric objects such as huge silver vessels for which people come to this museum to have a look at the royal objects. These museums are the best places or the hubs to see the ancient collections of exceptional and beautiful interesting stuffs that portrayed glimpses of India’s ancient era and the royal reign that actually provides knowledge for the spectators. Some of the best museums of Jaipur are Albert Hall, Jaipur Wax Museum, City Palace Museum and Dolls Museum.

Top Museums to Visit in Jaipur

Albert Hall Museum

Albert Hall is the oldest museum and is also the State museum of the state. The building is situated in Ram Niwas Garden and is a gorgeous example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. People visit this museumto see the finest collection of paintings, ivory crafts, stone, metal sculptures,carpets,colorful crystal works etc.

Albert Hall Timings: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm  & 7.00 to 10.00 pm
Entry Fees : Rs 40 For Indians and Rs 300 for Foreigners

Amer Archaeological Museum

The beautiful museum is located at the Dil-e Aaram Garden of the capital of Amer. This beautiful Archaeological Museum displays materials from Sambhar, Nagar, RairhBairat, and the yupa thumbs or the yupa pillars. Tourists can see various epigraphs and sculptures different sites of Jaipur that belonged to the ancient culture of Rajasthan

Amer Archaeological Museum Timings: 10.00 am-5.00 pm. Friday and public holidays closed.

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

A beautiful museum dedicated to the craftsmanship of hand block printing on textiles, and the handicrafts are displayed every day, so any tourist who is interested in buying them can buy them easily. Anokhi Museum of Hand Painting is settled in a small haveli where you can get nice cafes too.

Anokhi Museum of Hand Painting Timings: 10:30am – 5:00pm
Entry Fees : Chargable

Birla Planetarium Jaipur

One of the famous places to visit in Jaipur, Birla planetarium was built in the year 1962 and it was established as an educational institute and scientific and research institution and the laying stone was put by the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. This is one such a successful and prominent research institute where one can see the various new innovations on solar eclipses and planetarium events.

Science Museum Show Timings - 10.00 a. m. to 7.00 p.m.
Birla Planetarium Entry Fees : 40.00

City Palace Museum

The museum is located in the most popular and iconic Historical Places in Jaipur which is the City Palace and the museum is known for its beautiful collection of paintings and the textile Gallery which is also great place and also for the armory, Durbar hall, BaggiKhana and the SarvatoBhadraor the Diwan –E-Khas which is known for its exquisite architectural beauty. It is one of the most famous tourist place in Jaipur.

City Palace Timings : 9.30 AM to 5PM Everday
Museum Galleries Open – 9.30 AM to 5PM Everday
Light and Sound Show : 7:30PM
Exhibition Open Daily : 10AM to 5PM

Dolls Museum Jaipur

The dolls museum of Jaipur is known for its huge collections of beautiful dolls and puppets and the collection is really wide. The dolls also present the Jaipur heritage through these puppets that are well decorated with the traditional clothes and also dolls from other states of India.

Hawa Mahal Museum

This beautiful museum is an integral part of the HawaMahal and the Museum showcases the statues and sculptures that belonged to , Jaipur and Ganeshwa, Raid, Sambhar, Museum of Indology and the museum is exclusively known for its gorgeous architecture and floral motifs made on the walls and the armory items.

Hawa Mahal Museum Timing: 10 am - 4.30 pm . Closed on Friday and public holidays.

Jaipur Wax Museum

The museum is the brain child of Mr. Anoop Srivastava of Entertainment 7 Ventures Pvt. Ltd. who laid the intellectual foundation for this project with the Pink City Film Festival in 2006. A lifelike wax... more »

Jawahar Kala Kendra

This is a multi-arts center which represents the Jaipur heritage and it is established by the Government of Rajasthan and it works for preserving the traditional and local arts and crafts of Rajasthan. Besides keeping the arts and crafts the place houses closed auditorium, art galleries, library, cafeteria, small hostel and art-studio too.

Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

Tripolia Gate and Jaleb Chowk are two entrance points of this museum. When entering from the Tripolia gate, Mubarak Mahal is the first building that comes in the way. Mubarak Mahal has an office and... more »

Modern Art Gallery

The modern art gallery of Jaipur is located in the Ram Niwas Bagh and scheduled by Maharaja Ram Sigh with a good cause of a famine relief project in the 19th century. The art gallery represents the beautiful sculptures and modern art of Rajasthan and can be a good tour after the trip of Ram Niwas Bagh.

Museum of Gem & Jewellery Federation – Jaipur

Does the pristine beauty of gemstones available in vibrant array of colours fascinate you? Do you love flipping through the pages of Jaipur history to know more about its gem and jewellery industry? Does the exquisite jewellery entice you? Would you like to see the sparkles of gems as found in nature with serenity of silver and glitter of gold? If your answer is 'yes' to any of these questions, then it's time to pay a visit to the newly opened museum of Gem and Jewellery, right in the heart of Jaipur – the Pink city.