Dogra Art Museum in Jammu

One of the most interesting artefacts in the Dogra Art Museum is Shah Jahan's golden bow and arrow.

One of the most interesting artefacts in the Dogra Art Museum is Shah Jahan's golden bow and arrow. | Photo credit: Daderot/wikimedia

Dogra Art Museum Overview

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The Dogra Art Museum, built inside the Mubarak Mandi Palace complex, was inaugurated by the First President of independent India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on 18th April 1954. On display are interesting artefacts, manuscripts and several items of historical importance that belong to the rule of the Dogras, Mughals and others in the state.

Some of the museum's prized possessions are Emperor Shah Jahan's golden bow and arrow, and terracotta heads brought from Akhnoor. Also, showcased at this museum are handwritten manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama (The Book of Kings) and Sikandernama (The Book of Alexander the Great). Besides, the museum features over 700 miniature paintings from Basohali and an impressive collection of sculptures, portraits, textiles and precious stones that attract both dilettanti and scholars.

  • Opening Closing Time 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (Winter)
    8 am to 1:30 pm (Summer)
    Closed on Monday

  • Entrance Fee Rs. 10 (Indians) , Rs. 50 (Foreigners) <br /> Rs. 5 (Students of private schools), Rs. 2 (Students of government schools)

Museum

Location

Mubarak Mandi Complex, Old Secretariat, Jammu, 180001, Jammu and Kashmir