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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the famous museums in Jaipur?

Benazir Khan DEC 10 2012
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Hailed as the Pink City and richly steeped in years of colorful Rajput history, Jaipur enthralls one and all with its plethora of forts, temples and a host of other majestic monuments. Endless historic sightseeing, buying traditional handicrafts, and elephant safaris all combine to make Jaipur an unforgettable part of one's holiday memories.

Talking about museums in Jaipur, the city has a lot to offer when it comes to its rich culture and heritage.

  • Albert Hall Museum
    Want to know about the foundation of Albert Hall museum? Well here are some tidbits which you will find interesting. Established in the year 1876, it is one of the oldest museums in Jaipur which still retains essence of the Maharajas of Jaipur. The Indo-Saracenic architecture will hardly go unnoticed as you walk through the beautiful museum. It has a number of courtyards and towers that truly represent the grand architectural heritage of the country. You will love the collection at Albert Hall Museum which boasts of several beautiful miniature paintings, distinctive portraits of the kings, fabulous metal artwork, refined carvings, splendid jewelry collection, interesting woodworks, wonderful clay wares and traditional dresses of the kings.

Address: Ram Niwas Garden




Timing: 9.30 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Entry Fee: INR 10 (Adult) & INR 5 for Children; Foreigners INR 50

Located at Kheri Gate, it is The place to visit if you are interested in having a look at the traditional art of hand block printing textiles. Currently operating out of a restored haveli in Amber, it has a small cafe, small shop and more importantly a team of polite and friendly staff. Coming back to the speciality, you will notice a printer and block carver that is used for demonstrating the traditional arts and crafts on everyday basis to the guests.

Address: Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur

Timing: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm & Sunday: 11:00 am to 4:30 pm (Tuesday-Saturday)

Phone: +91 -141-2530226/2531267

  1. SRC Museum of Indology:

If you are an avid art lover and interesting in knowing about the rich heritage of Jaipur, step in at SRC Museum of Indology. Treat yourself to an amazing collection of beautiful folk-art objects- ranging from a glass bed to a note written by none other than the great Aurangzeb.

Address: Prachyavidya Path

24 Gangwell park




Entry Fee: Indians: INR 20 & Foreigners: INR 40

Opening Hours: 8 am-6 pm

Along with these magnificent temples, don't forget to check out some other travel attractions in Jaipur.

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