Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur

Commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II in 1868, this is one of the oldest museums in Jaipur

Commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II in 1868, this is one of the oldest museums in Jaipur | Photo credit: Rolling Okie / Flickr

Albert Hall Museum Overview

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One of the oldest museums in Jaipur, it is also known as Government Central Museum and was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II in 1868. Boasting of the Indo-Saracenic architecture, the design of the museum is quiet similar to the Victoria and Albert museum in London.

The museum building includes many archways, towers and courtyards which boast of a rich architecture. Inside the museum, a vast collection of artefacts like miniature paintings, tribal costumes, jewellery, weapons, clay sculptures, metal and ivory ware, ceramics, musical instruments and marble statues are on display.

This museum stores the most famous Persian Golden Carpet which was purchased by Mirza Raja Jai Singh from Persian King Shah Abbas. Even if you are not an art lover, you would love to visit this museum for its interesting collection.
Note that photography is prohibited inside the museum.

  • Opening Closing Time 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Entrance Fee INR 20 (Adults), INR 5(Child), INR 50 (Foreigner)

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Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur