Top Best 11 Museums in Rajasthan:- The tiara of Royal Rajasthan is truly justified with the existence of historic monuments. There are exclusive museum tour packages of Rajasthan where ancient Indian heritage is well preserved, documented, exhibited and gives a good antique material evidence. The valuable information kept in the museum furnishes the art, tradition, culture, history, and religious knowledge, which is well managed by the ‘Department of Archaeology and Museum, Government of Rajasthan’, and the ‘Archaeological Survey of India’ aids few of them.
1. Jaipur Wax Museum, Jaipur
The modern museum has wonderful realistic wax statues. It has world famous personalities, which include celebrities, sportsman, Rajasthani kings, and queens. Some of the eminent personalities in the museum are Sachin Tendulkar, Jackie Chan, Dalai Lama, Albert Einstein, Amitabh Bhachchan, and Deepika Padukone
Location: Nahargarh Fort Amer Road
Museum Timings: 10 AM-6 PM
2. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, Jaipur
The effort of modern block printers, craft enthusiasts and researchers gave rise to the unique craft monument. The place also stands for the cultural endeavour as it exhibits various block-painting garments and has taken fame for the Anokhi clothing brand. The museum stands proudly to promote the oldest art form of Rajasthan.
Address: Anokhi Haveli, Near Badrinath Temple, Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302028
Museum Timings: 10:30AM–5PM
Phone: 0141 253 0226
3. Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Kota
The 13th century palace portrays the royal weapons, textiles, art, frescoes, murals, and regalia used by the Kota rulers. The rich collection of Rajput paintings also adds extra beauty to the palace. There is a separate section for armoury section, which displays the ancient weapons used in the war. The Kota school of art has contributed wonderful miniature paintings to the museum.
Museum Timings: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM.
Closed on Fridays.
Related Link: Rajasthan Family Tour
4. Ahar Museum, Udaipur
The valour of Mewar rulers is well established to pay the homage for the great rulers. The renowned archaeological site is also a cenotaph for Mahrana Amar Singh, Bhagawat Mewar Singh, Shambu Singh, and many more kings of the royal family. The cenotaphs are made of marble and have finest carvings.
Address: Ganapati Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Hours: Open today · 10AM–5PM
Phone: 0294 247 0004
5. Jodhpur Government Museum, Jodhpur
The royal museum built during the reign of Maharaja Unmaid Singh has definitely held its place in the rich history of Rajasthan. The charm of the monument has not changed even after a century. The ancient museum was built in 1909 and houses ten ancient inscriptions, four hundred sculptures and many intricate miniature paintings, artistic stone sculptures, metallic objects and heritage coins.
6. Bharatpur Palace and Museum, Bharatpur
This palace and museum truly stands for Mughal and Rajput epitome. The huge pillars, the peepal leave miniature painting, terracotta items, ancient litho papers, stone sculptures, intricate architectural work with the ancient inscription on the wall makes it look grandiose. The collection of antique items in the museum even dates back to the second century.
Address: Lohagarh Fort, Gopalgarh, Bharatpur, Rajasthan 321001
7. Shilpgram, Udaipur
One can witness the interesting lifestyle, art and craft work of the Rajasthan tribal people. There are many interesting and vibrant events, shows happen in Shilpagram everyday. The festivals or artistic performances of the folk and tribal people are featured in the air amphitheatre, which can accommodate 8000 people. The individual huts are raised to showcase the unique architectural segments of Rajasthan.
8. Government Museum of Ajmer, Ajmer
The Akbar Fort has always profound importance in the Mughal history. The museum is abode in the Fort and illustrates the history from the 16th century. The museum houses many precious sculptures, miniature paintings, arms, weapons, crafts, and inscriptions. From Puskar, Sikhi, Arthuna, Baghera, and Sirohi ancient and rare pieces of art have been endured.
Address: Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001
Museum timings: 10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.
9. Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur
Albert Hall Museum got its name and design from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and holds a wide range of metallic articles, wooden craftwork, carpets, stone ivory statues and metal sculptures, arms and weapons, and many other craftworks from the various art schools of Udaipur, Bundi, Kota, and Jaipur.
Address: Ram Niwas Bagh, Ajmeri Gate, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001
Hours: 9AM–5PM, 7–10PM
Phone: 0141 257 0099