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Jaipur’s beautiful museums and galleries are a major attraction to the tourists as well as the locals living here. The sensational artefacts, the antique objects and the other attractive things, which date back to the old century, have the capacity to capture attention of the viewers and the wanders. These also spike a spark of knowledge in them.

Let’s browse through some of the major museums and galleries in the Jaipur city, which keep everyone indulged!

1. Albert Hall Museum

This is one is one of the oldest museums in Rajasthan. It has many such attractions and artefacts, which are really of quintessential significance to be seen by people.

Location: Ram Niwas Bagh, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302004

Contact: 0141-2570099

Opening Hours: 9a.m.-5p.m. and 7p.m.-10p.m. every day

2. City Palace

The opulent 18th century City Palace in Jaipur is now a museum and a royal residence. The palace complex includes many magnificent structures such as the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal, which never back down from grabbing people’s attention.

Location: Jalebi Chowk, Near Jantar Mantar, Tripolia Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302002

Contact: 0141-4088855

Opening Hours: 9:30a.m.–5p.m. every day

3. Jawahar Kala Kendra

This place is a total hub of painters, creative artists, photographers, theatre artists and a whole lot of people who have this creative zeal running in their veins. It is also home to many exhibitions and craft conventions, which attract many. Jawahar Kala Kendra, more commonly known as JKK houses the Indian Coffee House, which is known to serve appetizing coffee and food.

4. Anokhi Museum

To visit the Anokhi museum, you need to take a trip to the Amber Fort, which is a beautiful tourist attraction. Anokhi is construed as ‘a little gem of a museum’. It is located in the vicinity of the royal Haveli and displays a variety of block printed textiles, which really instills enthusiasm in people.

Location: Anokhi Haveli, Near Badrinath Temple, Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302028

Contact: 0141-2530226

Opening Hours 10:30a.m.–5p.m. except Mondays

5. Dolls Museum

This museum exhibits a wide range of attractive antique dolls. Built in the year 1974, it is known for its style of presentation and the way it represents the culture and tradition of various places through its collection of colourful dolls. Along with the Indian state dolls, it also displays a few fascinating puppets belonging to different nations.

Location: Trimurty Circle, JLN Marg, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Contact: 0141-2619359

6. MP Birla Planetarium

Built in the 1960s, this amazing planetarium by the Birlas features a sky auditorium, research lab and telescope. It offers unique audio-visual platform to learn about space and gadgets and is a great place to take your kids.

Location: Near Statue Circle, Prithviraj Road, Rambagh, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302001

Contact: 0141-2385367

Opening Hours: 11a.m.-7p.m. every day

 


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