7 Best Museums In Rajasthan To Experience Ancient Charm

by Dikshita
7 Best Museums In Rajasthan To Experience Ancient Charm

The historically rich, culturally varied, and demographically significant state of Rajasthan holds the living record of monarchial India in form of caves and museums. Also, today, when royalty and forts are talked of, Rajasthan’s name is the first to strike our minds. Take a detour from the modernised 21st century to the era of kingdoms and palaces in the early centuries and BCs through Rajasthan’s historically intact museums and royal forts. Whenever you happen to visit Rajasthan next, take note to dwell on the history of India through these museums.

7 Museums In Rajasthan That Will Make You Want To Time Travel

If something that is living and makes us take a leap of faith in History books are the museums, an exemplar of an ancient era.

1. Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur

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Also known as Government Central Museum, this is one of the most famous museums in Rajasthan. Designed in 1887 by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob, it was built as a hall for King Edward IV and thus the name, The museum is now a depiction of Jaipur’s Royal House.

Where: Ramniwas Bagh, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur
Entry fee: ₹150 per person

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2. Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Bikaner

Built to remember the caricatures, it is a safe secret keeper of Rajasthan’s artwork. The museum depicts terracotta creations from the royal Gupta era. It has also housed priceless gold paintings by local craftsmen and artisans.

Where: 28HG+JCW, Mehron Ka Bas, Bikaner
Entry fee: ₹2 per person

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3. Bharatpur Palace And Museum, Bharatpur

Just as the name suggests, this property in Bharatpur is a museum as well as a palace. This place will bring best of the both worlds of Rajasthan to you!

Where: 6FCV+QM7, Lohagarh Fort, Gopalgarh, Bharatpur
Entry fee: ₹5 per person

4. Jaipur Wax Museum, Jaipur

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Amidst the other museums that depict history through artifacts, manuscripts and ancient debris, this museum has 35 wax statues of world-famous celebrities. The museum will leave you spellbound with the craftsman and replicas of celebrities.

Where: Nahargarg Fort, Amer, Jaipur
Entry fee: ₹500 per person

5. Jhalwar Government Museum, Jhalwar

Built more than a hundred years ago in 1915, Jhalwar houses paintings, manuscripts, and the rarest of scriptures belonging to the 5th and 7th centuries.

Where: Garh Palace, Palace Rd, Near Bada bazar, Bhoj Mohalla, Jhalawar
Entry fee: ₹3 per person

6. Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Kota

Located in one of the many ancient forts of Kota, this museum is named after the first ruler’s son. If you are an artist or even adore art pieces, this museum will make you fall in love with their miniature artworks.

Where: Tipta, SH 33, Garh Palace, Kishorepura Darwaja, Kota
Entry fee: starts from ₹ 10 per person

7. Jaisalmer War Museum, Jaisalmer

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Different from the regular historic museums, Jaisalmer War Museum is located in the military station Jaisalmer-Jodhpur belt. The museum is built to honour the sacrifices of soldiers of the Battle of Longewala. The battle was fought in 1971.

Where: Thaiyat, Jaisalmer
Entry fee: ₹30 per person

Your next Rajasthan trip is going to be more historical and heroic. These museums are sights to remember for a lifetime

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