Jodhpur Govt. Museum

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           Jodhpur Govt. Museum - Jodhpur


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                                                                       Jodhpur Govt. Museum
Introduction of Jodhpur Govt. Museum

Govt. Museum, Jodhpur also known as Sardar Government Museum is located in Public Park (Ummed Bagh), this museum was built in 1909. It was opened for public on 17 March, 1936. It is one of the most famous museum of Rajasthan. The museum is named after Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur. The museum also has a very beautiful garden. The building and garden of the museum were evolved during the rule of Maharaja Umaid Singhji of Jodhpur. Jodhpur Govt. Museum is situated  on the High Court Road. It is situated in between the Umaid public gardens.

A variety of exhibits are displayed inside the museum which include: weaponry,  items of terracotta, miniature paintings, inscriptions, metallic objects, arms, textiles, local arts and crafts, large number of statues of stones and also a very large number of coins. In addition to these about 4000 miscellaneous objects are displayed in various sections of the museum like historical section, armory, art & craft section and also in Archaeological Section.  The museum also exhibits paintings of the rulers, and scriptures and images of Jain Tirthankars.

Exhibits and Galleries of the Museum

There are various exhibits and galleries inside the museum which comprise miniature paintings, textiles, stuffed animals like birds, weapons, local crafts and images of Jain Tirthankars. The museum has a military section which is distinct from other parts of the museum which exhibits a good collection battleship of brass and wooden models of early type aircrafts. The museum also has a public library and a zoo which is situated in the fascinating Umaid Gardens.

This museum holds a very prominent attraction for childrens. This museum has various objects which will fascinate the childrens. Childrens are very much attracted by stuffed animals and a variety of desert birds which are displayed in glass cases.  

History of Jodhpur Govt. Museum:

Jodhpur Govt. Museum has a variety of exhibits and objects which are displayed in different galleries of the museum. Historical records truly depicts that the foundation of this museum was laid down during the period of Maharaja Umed Singhji in the year 1909.

Jodhpur Government Museum is situated in the Umed Gardens which is an addition to the Umaid Palace, the constructed of which was laid by the Henry Vaughan Lanchester who was a famous Edwardian architect. It is due to him only that the architecture of the museum is very fabulous and amazing. 

Location: Umaid Gardens, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Prominent Attractions: Stuffed Animals


            Outdoor of the Museum

                          Paintings inside the museum                                 Weaponry inside the museum

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