Museums of Rajasthan

RAJASTHAN -The Royal State of Rajasthan is full of majestic palaces and marvellous high standing forts, temples, which are well known for their architecture and design. The village itself is self-sufficient; they have their local bazaar and a village temple with a village deity in it. Its vast network of Museums in large and small towns, archaeological sites and the recently opened museums and art galleries in the palaces of erstwhile rulers of old states help to preserve this great heritage for posterity.
 
Jaisalmer (Folkore Museum)
Folkore Museum was made in 1984.For anyone interested in seeing the culture of Jaisalmer on display through the ages, the Lok Sanskritik, Sangrahalaya or the Museum of Folk Culture situated on the bank of Gadsisar lake in Mehar Bagh garden is a must. This well organised museum is divided into six sections and has a rich collections of paintings, photographs, costumes, hairstyles and jewellery, utility articles of rural life, camel and horse decorations, fossils, ornamental arches, as well as articles connected with folk and cultural lifestyles.
 
Jodhpur(Government museum)
Located in the Umaid gardens on high court road, it has a large and fairly interesting collection. There are many stuffed animals, including a number of desert birds in two glass cases, each with a thorn bush. The military section includes cumbersome wooden biplane, models and an extraordinary brass battleship.
 
Ajmer(Governmaent museum)
This museum was established in 1908 by the Govt. of India in the heart of the old city and close to the railway station the museum is housed in the beautiful fort and palace built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1570. The object behind its establishment is the collecting and preserving many unique objects of antiquarian interest which were lying unattended for and scattered all over Rajasthan.
 
Bikaner(Fort museum, Junagarh fort)
Ganga Mahal, the imposing halls added by Maharaja Ganga Singh, now houses the Fort Museum. It contains a fine collection of antique rajput weapons, jade handle daggers, camel hide dhals (shields) and inlaid handguns and camel guns. Other important objects include a pair of drums belonging to Jambhoji - the saint who predicted the foundation of the dynasty by Rao Bika for 450 years. Photographs and items of personal use by Maharaja Ganga Singh and miniatures are also on view.
 
 
 
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