Jaipur, familiarly known as the “Pink City” is a fantastic place to explore about the bygone era of Rajputana through many iconic forts, palaces, monuments, etc. But apart from them, Jaipur’s museums also holds a fine place in tourist attractions in exhibiting different things to tourists. A number of museums showcase different types of artifacts, articles, belongings of royal families, crafts, etc. Like this, there is a lot to explore in the museums of Jaipur. So, here placed about the top 5 popular museums of Jaipur.
- Albert Hall Museum:
Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Jaipur which was built in the year 1868 by Sawaj Ram Singh ll. The imperial architectural styles of this museum stun everyone with massive archways, courtyards, and towers. The museum exhibits a number of paintings, portraits, woodwork, pottery, sculptures, clay work, metal artwork, brass made jewelry, etc.
Particularly, this museum is like a feasting place for art lovers. Here mostly some paintings and portraits attract everyone attention. That’s why this museum is well-known for artistic wonders. Due to the perfect mix of architectural styles and artistic attractions, Albert Hall Museum is very popular which you can explore through the luxury train Palace on Wheels.
- The City Palace Museum:
The City Palace Museum is the next must-visit museum in Jaipur to get know more about historical things. This museum lies in the middle of the city by occupying the space of 1/7th of the city area. Such a vast and incredible one it is. The museum attractions can be accessed in three parts. They are the textile museum, arms Museum, and art Museum.
Overall, the museum displays royal clothes, artifacts, handicrafts, of royal families. In Chandra Mahal, we can see a Rajput School of Art and many belonging things of Rajputs.
- Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing:
Anokhi Museum is a different museum to get known about the woodblock printing on textiles. This museum promotes the oldest form of block printing on textiles to make the people aware of ancient styles. Here in this museum, we can see the method of woodblock printing on textiles, and machinery used for this method, and also some prepared textiles also displays in the museum.
In this museum, educational programs will also run to educate the people how to block print on textiles. For craft lovers, Anokhi Museum is a perfect place.
- Dolls Museum:
Dolls Museum is a wonderful and unique museum in Jaipur to visit. This museum was built in the year 1974 and the main motive of this museum is exhibiting the different cultures of India. Through an array of different types of dolls, various cultures and traditions will be promoted in this museum.
The dolls will be dressed with colorful attires belonging to different states of India. Even different states dance forms like Kathakali, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, etc will also be displayed as dancing dolls. Mainly the dolls of Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Punjab, and Maharashtra attracts everyone with captivating looks.
- Jaipur Wax Museum:
Jaipur wax Museum is also a must-visit museum in Jaipur to witness some beautiful wax statues of honored people in India. This museum locates in Nahargarh Fort. The most popular wax statues figured here are Amitabh Bachchan, Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Deepika Padukone, Jackie Chan, Mother Teresa, Albert Einstein, MS Dhoni, Kalpana Chawla, etc. An interesting thing is here statues of some renowned Kings, Queens, and warriors were also placed.
Spending time at this museum is the best thing to see the perfect replicas of different famous personalities of India.
Pack your bags and book the Palace on Wheels train online to make your seat reserve.