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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.