Government Museum, Bharatpur is situated inside the historic Lohagarh
Fort, this museum displays a rich collection of archaeological wealth
of Bharatpur. The Kachahri Kalan and Kamara Khas buildings built
during the reign of Maharaja Balwant Singh in first half of 19th
century A.D. Sculptures and other exhibits were collected from various
places of the region and initially displayed in Public Library under
the support of H.H Maharaja Sawai Brijendra Singh in 1939. In 1944
A.D, these were shifted to the present building of Kachahri Kalan,
This museum was opened for public on 11th Nov, 1944.
museum exhibits a unique and large collection of coins, weapons,
decorative art objects, sculptures, arms, inscriptions etc. This
museum houses above 4000 antiquities. The building inside which this
museum is located is a wonderful example of artistic beauty. Bharatpur
government museum also displays some of the most distinctive
archaeological resources and antiquated artifacts. The government
museum of Bharatpur is the abode of ancient souvenirs which are of
rare quality. This museum was a large building known as Kachahri Kalan
in the beginning. It was the section of the rulers of the district of
Bharatpur. Afterwards, in 1944 A.D Kachahari Kalan was converted into
a government museum.
or the personal block of the Bharatpur Rajas became a main part of the
museum. This museum truly depicts the glory and richness of the Kings
of Bharatpur. Important exhibits and souvenirs of the museum very well
maintained and protected properly inside the museum.
Museum is very lavishly decorated with many precious statues which
were discovered during the archaeological excavation of old villages
of Mailah, Bayana, Noh and Bareh. This museum is one of the prominent
tourist attractions of Bharatpur. Tourists coming from any part of the
world are very much attracted by the beauty of the museum.