Jaipur is the land of heritage and culture. The best way to enjoy the culture is by visiting museums around the city. There are numerous museums, which expresses the culture, heritage, royal lifestyle, war and others. How about something that would attract children. The Dolls Museum is a significant tourist destination famous among children. You can find dolls from various parts of the world, different period and, the traditional puppet dolls of Rajasthan.
This museum was built in 20th century to express the culture of the world with the help of dolls, the attires of the dolls, accessories of the dolls and so on. You can find many dolls that express the culture with different attires from different parts of the country like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Gujarat, Assam, Kashmir, Punjab and others. You can find bridal dolls from Punjab, Mysore, Kerala, Gujarat and Bengal. There are also dolls that showcases the traditional dance forms like Kathakali, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and others.
You can also find dolls from other parts of the world like Germany, Malaysia, America, Mexico, Britain, Afghanistan, Sweden and others. There is a new gallery with dolls of children’s favorite superheroes, cartoon characters and so on. The English Puppet gallery is also newly introduced. This gallery holds dolls that are just 2 inches in height.
The museum is located just 4 km away from the center of the city. You can board public buses from any part of the city to Ram Niwas Bagh bus stop or Jawaharlal Nehru Marg bus stop. From the bus stop, you can walk to the museum. You can find cabs and autos from various parts of the city to the museum.
The museum is an indoor activity and thus, the season has no impact on the beauty of the place. The museum is at prime beauty throughout the year. If you wish to visit Jaipur at a pleasing time, winter is the best time to choose. Winter starts in November and ends in March.
The museum is open throughout the week from Wednesday to Monday, from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening.
Entry Fee – INR 10 per head for Indians; INR 50 per head for foreigners and INR 20 per head for Indian students. For children below the age of 12, entry fee is INR 5.
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