Museums in Jaisalmer

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  • Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort

    The most famous landmark in the city, Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. Built in 1156 AD, the fort is also popularly known as Sonar Qila. Unlike other forts in the country, Jaisalmer Fort is a massive fort with a museum, shops, hotels, houses and ...

    Monument Museum Landmark
  • Desert Culture Centre and Museum

    Desert Culture Centre and Museum

    Located close to the Jaisalmer city centre, Desert Culture Centre and Museum houses a large collection of traditional ancient scriptures, artefacts and instruments in addition to a vast collection of weapons, jewellery and handicrafts. The museum is maintained by the tourism department and is a must-visit for history buffs. ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum and Heritage Centre

    Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum and Heritage Centre

    Situated inside the majestic Jaisalmer Fort, the Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum and Heritage Centre was an erstwhile royal residence, which was later converted into a heritage centre and museum. The museum houses a great collection of artefacts depicting the rich culture and heritage of Jaisalmer.

    It ...

    Monument Museum
  • Khaba Fort

    Khaba Fort

    Yet another fascinating and slightly spooky fort in Jaisalmer, Khaba Fort, was once inhabited by the Paliwal Brahmins. It was then suddenly deserted for mysterious reasons. The fort still has the ruins of the homes of some 80 families that used to live here more than 200 years ago. ...

    Monument Museum
  • The Thar Heritage Museum

    The Thar Heritage Museum

    This is a great place for history enthusiasts who will love the artefacts preserved here. The museum displays ancient coins, manuscripts, photographs, weapons and musical instruments.

    The owner of the museum is a history buff himself and you can ask him for a tour of the museum and ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Government Museum

    Government Museum

    Established in 1984, the Government Museum in Jaisalmer is a small one but it displays the various cultural artefacts and rich heritage of the Thar Desert.

    Some of the highlights of the museum include 72 stone sculptures, 8 inscriptions, 65 coins, 13 paintings, 179 embroidered dresses, ...