Jodhpur Government Museum was established in 1909 and named after Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur. It was formally opened to public on 17 March, 1936. It is located in Public Park (Ummed Bagh) of Jodhpur. During the time of Maharaja Umaid Singhji, museum building and the garden were developed. This museum comprises wide collection of weapons, textiles, miniature portraits and local arts and crafts. The portraits of rulers and the manuscripts and images of Jain Tirthankars are also displays in the museum.
Jodhpur Government Museum has fabulous collections of unique items such as 397 stone sculptures, 10 inscriptions, 1951 miniature paintings, 12 terracotta, 32 metallic objects, 178 arms, 111703.5 coins, 4107 miscellaneous objects displayed in Archaeological Section, armory, art & craft and historical section. Umaid garden adds beauty to this museum with a public library and a zoo.
Timing: 10 am – 4.30 pm. Closed on fridays and public holidays.
Jodhpur is well connected by road , rail and air.