Standing proudly amongst many other edifices in Jaipur, the Albert Hall Museum is a stunning and exquisite home to a huge collection of artifacts and heritage items that are displayed for the public to glimpse.
Timing: 9 am to 5 pm – 7 pm to 10 pm (All days)
Location: Museum Road, Ram Niwas Garden, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Entry Fees: Rs40 for Indians, Rs300 for Foreigners, Rs100 for every visitor at night timings
Displaying an extensive range of artifacts and a history as rich and glorious as the state itself, the Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan is the pride of the city with its striking architecture and intricate design and incorporates an aphrodisiacal feel of cultural heritage. With the foundation stone being laid in the year 1876 during the visit of King Albert Edward VII, the construction of the museum was completed in the year 1887. It was constructed as a stepping stone to edify the youth about the local artistry and craftsmanship of the state.
A perfect representation of the Indo-Saracenic and Mughal-Gothic styles of architecture, the museum is a fine specimen of architectural finesse with stylish and beautiful decorative elements and absolutely stunning ‘’Chhatri’’ style towers on its exterior. Built with brown and beige tinge stone exteriors, spacious gardens, murals depicting ancient civilizations of the Babylonia era, Chinese, Greek, etc., and Persian paintings inside, the museum is a delight to the eyes. The visitors have an excellent time exploring the 16 galleries of the museum that exhibit antiques and heritage artifacts belonging to the royal family of Jaipur. Some of the major highlights of the museum include.
There is a live puppet show that is organized every evening that can be enjoyed by the visitors and especially children. The night illuminates the museum with all hues of color such as purple, pink, orange, blue, green, and red, which brings out the true exquisiteness of this majestic edifice and leave you in a state of awe.