12 Museums in Rajasthan that you should visit - With photos & details

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12 Museums to explore in Rajasthan

The Indian state having innumerable royal palaces and forts. It is also known for its Thar desert, royal culture and historical monuments, such as the Hawa Mahal, and the numerous baoris.

Albert Hall MuseumRam Niwas Bagh, Ram Niwas Garden, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302007, India

It is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the state museum of Rajasthan. The building is situated in Ram niwas garden. It is also called the Government Central Museum.

Alwar MuseumCity Palace, Mohalla Ladiya, Alwar, Rajasthan 301001, India

Situated in the vicinity of City Palace, the Government Museum in Alwar was established in 1940. Housing a brilliant collection of paintings, frescoes, and artifacts, the museum boasts of rich ancient heritage of the royal families.

bagore ki haveliGangaur Ghat Marg, Hotel Gangaur Palace, Silawatwari, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

A Haveli in Udaipur right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangothri ghat .The palace has over a hundred rooms, with displays of costumes and modern art. The glass and mirror in the interiors are Haveli work.

Bhartiya Lok Kala MandalPanchawati Road Opp Yes Bank, Chetak Cir, Madhuban, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

This is a cultural institution in Udaipur engaged in studying Folkart, culture, songs, and festivals of Rajasthan.

Birla Science CentreVidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan 333031, India

This is one of the famous science museum in India. It is the first science & technology museum of India. After its establishment many other technological museums established by taking its inspiration.

City PalaceCity Palace, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002

The City Palace, Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. After the Maharaja moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727, the City Palace not only became the ceremonial and administrative seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur but was also the location of religious and cultural events, as well as a patron of arts, commerce, and industry.

Jaigarh FortAbove Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

The fort was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amer Fort and its palace complex and was named after him. he fort features a cannon named "Jaivana"(Jaivana Cannon), which was manufactured in the fort precincts and was then the world's largest cannon on wheels.

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural HistoryShilpgram, to, Museum Rd, Ramsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 322027, India

This is India's fourth regional museum of natural history with exhibits of plants, animals, and geology of the western region of  India.

Saheliyon-ki-BariSaheli Marg, New Fatehpura, Panchwati, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

This is a major garden and a popular tourist place in Udaipur.  It lies in the northern part of the city and has fountains and kiosks, a lotus pool and marble elephants. It was built by Rana Sangram Singh. There is also a small museum here.

ShilpgramRamsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 322027, India

The Shilpgram Museum is a craft village, situated near Ramsinghpura village. It is a living ethnographic museum depicting the tremendous diversity in crafts, art and culture of various Indian states, especially the western part.

Vintage and Classic Car MuseumNear By The Garden Hotel, Gulab Bagh Rd, Old City, Shakti Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

Moving away from the grand forts, castles and pristine lakes that Udaipur is so well known for, the Vintage Car Museum makes an interesting diversion. The museum is a collection of a good many vintage automobile models used by the Mewar dynasty of Udaipur. The Mewar dynasty happens to be one of the most opulent Rajput rulers, leading plush and luxurious lifestyles. Here at the Vintage Car Museum, you will get a tiny glimpse of it in the Rolls Royce and Mercedes models.

Wax museum Amer Rd, Ramgarhmode, Jal Mahal, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

The gallery assembled with glorious life-like figures. Well, let’s get back on track. This incredible Indian-European architectural idea behind Nahargarh Fort has successfully installed its very first wax museum in Jaipur on 17th of December 2016. The museum that is installed at a heritage site is the first ever in the world. Although it has some drawbacks,