Some of the best museums to visit in the city are:
- Sheesh Mahal – A magnificent palace that also houses a museum having a fine collection of artefacts like costumes, jewellery, paintings, manuscripts, coins, weapons, and so on. The museum also has the hugest collection of medals from across the world (more than 3000!).
- Antique Museum Patiala – A privately owned museum that houses the personal collection of Sardar Kamarjit Singh Sekhon, who spent more than 35 years of his life collecting and preserving various unique artefacts related to the city of Patiala and its rich cultural heritage. A great place to find out more about this city and its history.