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Visit these Museums of Rajasthan to peek into the rich History of the state

If you are curious to take a trip of the ancient Rajasthan and the lifestyle that the royal kingdoms used to practice, you need to visit these museums of Rajasthan to get a glimpse of the Rajasthani history which is still preserved in their galleries.

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 Museums of Rajasthan

Albert Hall, Jaipur

 Museums of Rajasthan

City Palace Museum, Jaipur

 Museums of Rajasthan

Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur

 Museums of Rajasthan

Sardar Government Museum, Jodhpur

 Museums of Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Folklore Museum

Museums of Rajasthan

Government Museum, Mount Abu

It’s a well-known fact that Rajasthan is known as the Land of the Kings and attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world because of its rich history and cultural heritage. If you are curious to take a trip to the ancient Rajasthan and the lifestyle that the royal kingdoms used to practice, you need to visit the museums of Rajasthan.

Here is the list of museums of Rajasthan that you can visit to get a glimpse of the Rajasthani history which is still preserved in the galleries and corridors.

1.Albert Hall, Jaipur

Timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Famous for: History Buffs, Photo Fanatics, and Wanderers

Entry fees: INR 40 per person (for Indians) and INR 300 (for foreign tourists)

Albert Hall Museum gets its name from the Victoria and Albert Museum of London because of the similarity in architecture. It holds Indo-Saracenic architecture and exclusive stone ornamentation. The corridors are adorned with mural paintings and Persian paintings. Besides, there are pottery artworks, marble art, coins, and much more.

2.City Palace Museum, Jaipur

Timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Famous for: Fort/Fortress History and Culture

Entry fees: INR 190 per person (for Indians) and INR 500 (for foreign tourists)

The City Palace of Jaipur was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and it reflects the fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. It has a sequence of gardens, buildings, courtyards, temple, and museum giving a reflection of the historical story of the state and its royal grace.

3.Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur

Timings: 10 am to 4:30 pm

Famous for: artistic murals, unusual household paraphernalia

Entry fees: INR 30 per person (for Indians) and INR 100 (for foreign tourists)

Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the largest private residences of the world that was transformed into a heritage hotel in 1977. The museum is a part of the palace that houses weapons, antique clocks, bob watches, hunting trophies, and model airplanes.

4.Sardar Government Museum, Jodhpur

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm

Famous for: Artworks, crafts, coins, etc.

Entry fees: INR 5 per person (for Indians) and INR 50 (for foreign tourists)

The Sardar Government Museum is located inside Umaid public gardens that give a glimpse into the history of Jodhpur. It houses around 400 sculptures, miniature paintings, terracotta artwork, ancient coins, inscriptions, and miscellaneous objects.

5.Jaisalmer Folklore Museum

Timings: 8 am to 6 pm

Famous for: Jewelry, photographs, the coterie of paintings

Entry fees: INR 5 per person (for Indians) and INR 50 (for foreign tourists)

Founded in the year 1984, this museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Jaisalmer. It is divided into several sections each housing unique exhibits ranging from fossils to costumes and from paintings to photographs.

6.Government Museum, Mount Abu

Timings: 9:45 am to 5:15 pm

Famous for: archeological wealth

Entry fees: INR 10 per person (for Indians) and INR 50 (for foreign tourists)

The government museum of Mount Abu is famous for its rich collection of arts and artifacts of Rajasthan. The exhibits here include the collection of paintings, textiles, blue pottery, camel leather craft, sculptures, ivory, and brass work.

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