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Albert Hall Museum

Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur

The building gets its name from The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the inspiration for its design. The exquisitely built Albert Hall is housed in the centre of Ram Niwas Garden. Sir Swinton Jacob (who is also the mastermind behind many other palaces in Rajasthan) conceptualised and designed it using styles from the Indo-Sarcenic architecture and the Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone of the building in 1876. The museum displays a wide range of metal objects, wood crafts, carpets, stone and metal sculptures, arms and weapons, natural stones and ivory goods. It also houses a large collection of miniatures from Bundi, Kota, Kishangarh, Udaipur and Jaipur schools of art.

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Rajasthan, India
Time Needed:
3 hours
75.8183752°N, 26.9116808°E
Distance from Jaipur to Albert Hall Museum
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Opening Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

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Overall Rating:4.3

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  '5' out of 5
"VISITED on 1980 with Dilip Mondal , Haradhan pal and Ajit Mondal ."
  '5' out of 5
"The one and only cool museum in Jaipur. There are many awesome and weird six in there, one should really go and check it out!"
  '4' out of 5
"Suberb historical place, please vist once whenever you go to jaipur."
  '5' out of 5
"It is a nice museum. It is an impressive building and offers many photo opportunities. The museum is small but offers an interesting collection including a mummy. It has been used as concert venue in the recent times and it is fabulous that way too!"
  '5' out of 5
"Albert hall museum is one of the oldest museum in rajasthan ,this museum was designed by colonest Sir Sameul jacob in 1876 year in order to greet King Edward seventh as prionce of wales on his visit to India and latter this was opened for local public in year 1887. This museum is located in ramniwas garden and just opposit to zoo ,so when you go to ramniwas garden you will find Zoo and albert hall museum in same campus ."

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