in Rajasthan, India
The vibrant state
of Rajasthan is one of the most popular and frequently visited
destinations of India. Thousands of tourists and foreigners come
to Rajathan each year to experience its rich cultural heritage,
awe-inspiring architecture, interesting food items and a colourful
past. Though there is plenty to do while in Rajasthan, the best
way to soak up its beauty, history and culture is by visiting the
Museums here. It is best to plan your visit in advance by confirming
the days / dates on which the Museums are closed.
take a look at some well known Museums in Rajasthan -
Archaeological Museum, Amer, near Jaipur
Museum in Amer is a fascinating place to visit if you have
a love for ancient artifacts. On display here are several excavated
items which have been carefully preserved. This includes terracotta
items dating back to some of the earliest historical periods. In
addition, there is the famous "Yupa Pillars" which have
inscriptions from Barnala, etc.
Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh Museum, Jaipur
The Maharaja Sawai
Madho Singh Museum is located in the heart of Jaipur. The first
glimpse of this museum is sufficient to catch the attention of visitors,
thanks to its beautiful architecture and royal appearance. The main
sections in this museum include the Art Gallery, Arms Gallery and
the Textile Gallery.
Mehrangarh Fort Museum, Jodhpur
Fort Museum is located at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
This well known Museum is popular with tourists. It offers several
additional facilities for visitors such as a trained guide, an elevator,
a restaurant as well as a Museum Shop where you can pick up souvenirs.
The main galleries at the museum include the Elephant Howdahs, Palanquins,
The Treasures, The Armoury, Paintings, Cradles, Turbans and Folk
Musical Instruments. Here there are 4 period rooms as well.
Mehrangarh Fort, P.B # 165, The Fort,
Jodhpur 342006, Rajasthan
For more information
on Mehrangarh Fort Museum,
visit : www.maharajajodhpur.com/fort/mu_faci.htm
City Palace Museum, Udaipur
The City Palace
Museum in Udaipur is large and majestic, an ideal place to visit
if you want to experience the colourful history of this region.
Some of the most well known sections here include the Manak (Ruby)
Mahal which displays beautiful porcelain and treasured glass figures,
the Krishna Vilas holds a collection on miniatures, while the Moti
Mahal has enchanting mirror work.
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Government Museum, Bharatpur
Museum, Bharatpur houses artifacts and other archaeological
remains of areas close to this region.
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur
display here at the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur are
several rare watches, crystalware and clocks etc.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum, Udaipur
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum is situated in Udaipur city. It is most
well known for its collection of puppets as well as other items
on display including dolls, musical instruments and masks, etc.
Lok Kala Museum
Lok Kala Mandal Building, Near Chetak Circle,
Udaipur City, Rajasthan
Maharaja Sawai Man Singh (II) Museum, Jaipur
the MMaharaja Sawai Man Singh Museum, you will find printed books,
miniature paintings, palm leaf manuscripts and more.
Sawai Man Singh Museum,
Complex, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Fateh Prakash Palace Museum, Chittorgarh
Fateh Prakash Palace was established by Maharana Fateh Singh and
in the year 1968, a large part of this palace was converted into
a Museum. On display here are several sculptures, weaponry, and
crystal objects, etc.
Government Museum, Jaisalmer
Government Museum in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan displays interesting collections
of marine fossils and some sculptures dating back to 12th century.
Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
to the museums mentioned above, there are several other museums
in Rajasthan including the Folklore Museum in Jaisalmer, Government
Central Museum in Jaipur, Hawa Mahal Museum in Jaipur, and the Government
Museum in Kota, etc.
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are closed before visiting them. Prior permission may be required
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