Pink city Jaipur offers so many sights to explore to the visitors. The Pink City has lots of Forts and Monuments, Temples, Gardens, which are world famous. Among these museums of Jaipur can be considered as major attractions of the city. These museums are best known for exhibiting many historical objects and art & crafts of the state. Doll museum is a fascinating spot in Jaipur and the one of these popular museums.
One of the major and oldest museums is the Albert Hall Museum that has the influence of Maharajas. It consists of the royal paintings and portraits, costumes, jewelry, carved metal artwork and many more.
Another popular Museum is the Dolls Museum that has a huge collection of traditionally dressed dolls representing the rich culture of the state. Therefore, visiting the museum should not be missed. The lover of Arts and History, these Museums are the best spots to enjoy in Jaipur.
We have listed the name of some famous museums in Jaipur here :
1. Albert Hall Museum
This museum is one of the oldest museums of the Jaipur. You can see crowds here throughout the year. It was built by the Raja Ram Singh second in 1868. The main theme of this museum is to preserve the old art. You can see the pieces of very rare paintings, carpets and many other artistic things.
Location : It is located in Ram Niwas Garden
Timings : 9 AM - 5 PM, 7 PM - 10 PM
2. City Palace Museum
City Palace Museum is second must visit place for you if you are interested in exploring the historical things. What makes this museum unique is its occupied place. This museum spread on the land which is 1/7th of the entire city. Here you can find rare royal clothes, handicrafts and other royal belongings. It was founded by the Raja Jai Singh second.
Location : This museum is located at Jaleb Chowk
Timings : 9:30 AM - 5 PM
3. Jawahar Kala Kendra
This museum is the best place for those who want to know about the sculptures and other old handicrafts things and techniques. Having a guide can help you a lot because there are many old statues with interesting stories. You can find rare textile artwork, jewels and so many other historical and royal things which will introduce to the art of Old Rajasthan.
Location : This place is situated in Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
Timings : 9:30 AM - 6 PM
4. Jaipur Dolls Museum
Apart from the old and new handmade dolls of the Jaipur, you will also find the dolls from various other parts of India. Their unique way of representing these dolls makes this museum must visit place if you wish to see the art and craft of the dolls. Some dolls of the museum have foreign costumes including Britain, China, USA and many other countries.
Location : It is situated at Jawahar Lal Nehru Road
Timings : 9 AM - 4 PM
5. Jaipur Wax Museum
You can say that it is the Madame Tussaud Museum of India. The reason behind this fact is that it has wax statues of many famous personalities. You can see the wax sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi, Sachin Tendulkar, Jacki Chan, Dalai Lama, Deepika Padukone. You can also watch the statues of Rajasthani Kings and queens.
Location : It is located in Nahargarh Fort Amer Road
Timings : 10 AM - 6 PM
6. Jewels Lake Palace Museum
If you are visiting here with your girlfriend or wife then your journey can a bit expensive because this Museum is a shopping place also. Sounds interesting! Your girl can find here a range of old and new design of Jewels. Some of those designs are ones which were liked by the queens of the Jaipur. You can also see the stunning work on the metals and perfect gemstone attached jewels.
Location : This museum is placed at Amber Road
Timings : 9 AM - 7 PM
You can add all these places in your visit list because some of them are unique and has a lot of things to know and explore. You can visit the city place museum which occupied the massive part of the city’s land. Last one Jewels Lake Palace museum also offers a unique experience by giving you a chance to buy the old designed stuff.