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 the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan. Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum was established in 1937 on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Maharaja Ganga Singh. The museum comprises some of the most unique and amazing collections of artwork, history and sculptures.
The magnificent museum is in the Lalgarh palace of Bikaner. There are sections in the museum in a way that all the articrafts follow a hierarchy and historical importance. There is the Silk Robe of Shehjada Salim which is quite fabulous to see. There are also some other unique collection of miniatures from across the state.
Timing:10 am – 5 pm . Closed on friday and public holidays.
Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum also has some collectibles which more than somewhat saying historical like old photographs, trophies, shikar objects early cameras and movie projectors and weapons. Majesty Maharaja Karni Singh used these splendid items at that time.
The Anup Library contains an extremely rare and valuable collection of Rare sanskrit manuscripts in Anup Library which are brought back from the Deccan by Raja Anup Singh in the 17th century also displays in this museum.
Valuable sculptures from Harappan ages, war weaponry of Rajasthan and Litho prints of British Empire are a some other historical importance items. Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum also has many black and white photographs of India which are from the time when India was under the British rule.
Bikaner is well connected by road and rail with all the major cities of state. Nearest airport is Jodhpur(235 kms)