Rajasthan Travel Guide

Albert Hall Museum

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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 which adds to its attractiveness. Oldest among all the museums in the state, about 131 years, it comprises an unsurpassed and unique collection Rajasthan Miniature Paintings, Traditional Royal Costumes, Woodwork, And Sculptures. Some say that it was intended as a town hall, but converted to the oldest museum of Jaipur. Being a gateway from where a series of heritage walks in this city, now it becomes a venue for most of the cultural Albert Hall Museum foundation started from the construction of Albert Hall. It was based on Victoria and founded by Albert in 1876. Its attractive designed is done by Colonel Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. It was opened in 1887 as a public museum.

Also called as Royal Albert Museum, it has very precious articles from all over the world. It comprises of decorative art objects, pottery objects, paintings, sculptures, woodwork, natural history specimens, an Egyptian Mummy and the well known Persian Golden Carpet. Mehndi, body art and great Rajasthani motifs and designs are also on display in a separate section.

Albert Hall Museum Timing: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm  & 7.00 to 10.00 pm

Albert Hall Museum Entry Fees

Category – I General entry ticket

Visitor / Student Price
Indian visitor Rs – 40 / – each
Indian student Rs – 20 /- each
Overseas visitor Rs – 300 /- each
Overseas student Rs – 150 /- each

Category – II Composite entry ticket -This ticket is valid for two days for visiting all or any of the following sites:-Amber Fort, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (Observatory), Nahargarh Fort, vidyadhar garden & Sisodia Rani garden

Visitor / Student Price
Indian visitor Rs – 300 / – each
Indian student Rs – 40 /- each
Overseas visitor Rs – 1000 /- each
Overseas student Rs – 200/- each

Albert Hall Museum Night Entry Ticket

Indian visitor Rs – 100 / – each
Indian student Rs – 100 /- each
Overseas visitor Rs – 100 /- each
Overseas student Rs – 100/- each

How to Reach Albert Hall Museum

By Air– Delhi and Mumbai are the two main gateway cities to Rajasthan from international destinations. There are regular flights connecting Delhi and Mumbai to Jaipur and Jodhpur in Rajasthan and also important destinations like Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai operated by domestic carriers.

By Train– Daily super fast train connects Mumbai to Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Kota. Delhi (the nearest rail head to Jaipur) is also directly connected to Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, Kota, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Shatabdi train operates from New Delhi station to Ajmer via Jaipur. Double decker train is also available between Jaipur and Delhi.

By Road– The Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi has almost a twenty – four hour bus service to Jaipur. Air-conditioned and Volvo bus service of state owned Rajasthan state Roadways Transport Corporation (RSRTC) to Jaipur is operational from the premises of Bikaner House, Pandara Road./

Albert Hall Museum

Albert Hall Museum

Photo Credit- Justin Gaurav Murgai

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