Jaipur is a city full of art, culture, rich heritage and history. There are great monuments and heritage properties that are worth visiting and museums form an integral part of it. Today on International Museum Day, let us take a sneak peek into the museums of Jaipur that have preserved the city’s history and culture.
- Albert Hall
Albert Hall also known as the State Museum of Rajasthan is the oldest museum of Rajasthan that was built in the year 1876 when Prince of Wales visited Jaipur. This museum has a variety of rare artefacts, pottery, paintings, weapons, textiles, etc. which are at display. If planning to visit it today, the entry is free of cost.
- City Palace Museum
Built by Sawai Jai Singh II, the City Palace Museum is located in the heart of the Pink City. It has unique collection of dresses, ornaments, paintings, weapons that depict the style of Rajputs, Islamic and Europeans. Moreover, it holds two silver jars that have been recorded to be the largest and biggest silver objects in the Guinness Book of World Records.
- Jaipur Wax Museum
A new feather in the cap of Museums has been added recently in Jaipur. Strategically located in the premises of Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur Wax Museum attracts tourists and localites because of the wax statues crafted of the personalities that have inspired the society. If made your plans to visit it today, a quiz activity is awaiting your arrival.
- Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
Visitors whilst going atop the Amber Fort have added another gem in their bucket list viz. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing. You will find unique block printed textiles alongside varied images, tools and other objects that reflect this ancient tradition.
- Museums of Gems and Jewellery
Opened in the year 2017, Museums of Gems and Jewellery provides an insight to the blooming industry of gems and jewellery. Apart from this, it also has various other artefacts out of which, you can buy some of them.
6. Sanjay Museum
Right opposite to Jal Mahal lies another beautiful museum viz. Sanjay Museum. It has various unique artefacts, paintings, manuscripts, royal letters and many more rare collections to be seen.
7. Gyan Museum
Gyan Museum is a house to over 1000 precious pieces which includes textiles, paintings, antique jewellery, vintage spectacles, rare inscriptions and object d’art from around the world, dating back to over 3,000 years. Visit it to know it.
Jaipur is a home to many museums, which one are you going to visit today?