Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum was established in 1959. It is houses in City Palace Jaipur. It is perfect combination of the Mughal and Rajasthani style of architecture. This museum is known for its huge collection of art, carpets, enamel wares and 15th century weapons. Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum is a beautiful complex which is made up of several courtyards, buildings and gardens.
Tripolia Gate and Jaleb Chowk are two entrance points of this museum. When entering the Tripolia gate, the Mubarak Mahal is the first building that comes in the way. Mubarak Mahal has an office and a library on the ground floor and textile museum on the first floor.
After the Mubarak Mahal, a grand brass door takes you to the Diwan-i-Khas or the Hall of Private Audience. Diwan-i-Khas has two silver urns which are regarded as the largest in the world.
Another hall is the Diwan-i-Aam or the Hall of Public Audience which is an art gallery where manuscripts in Sanskrit and Persian languages are stored. The Chandra Mahal or the Moon Palace is a seven storeyed complex.
It comprises carpets, weapons, and rarities which are exhibited upto two-floor while the fourth floor has an impressive decoration of mica, gold leaf and mirrors all over.
Timing: 9.30 am – 5 pm . Closed on sunday and public holidays.
Jaipur is well connected by road, rail, and air.