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  • Entrance Fee:
    Indians: Rs.20 Foreigners: 100
  • Opening Hour:
    9:45 AM to 5:15 PM
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  • LocationJodhpur, Rajasthan

  • Opening Hours 9:45 AM to 5:15 PM

  • Entrance Fee Indians: Rs.20 Foreigners: 100

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Sardar Government Museum in Jodhpur

Sardar Government Museum is one of the famous tourist places in Jodhpur that is a dreamy destination for history lovers. Moreover, for tourists looking for a detailed insight into Jodhpur's rich history and culture, this Sardar Museum, Jodhpur, should be one of the best reasons to enrich the travel experience. The museum is named after Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur and is located in the center of the Ummaid Bagh.

The museum is categorized into four sections: the historical, the archaeological, the art and crafts, and the armory. Besides that, you will also find several galleries dedicated to ancient items that give you a better outlook on the bygone era.

Why visit the Sardar Government Museum in Jodhpur?

Built during the reign of Maharaja Ummaid Singh in 1909, the ancient museum encompasses a vast collection of textiles, stone sculptures, miniature portraits, weapons, and local arts and crafts. Besides the splendid range of collectibles, the museum displays images and manuscripts of popular Jain Tirthankaras.

Even after surviving a century, the museum's architecture feels charmingly frozen in time. A reputed Edwardian architect infused this brilliance into the museum's design. The museum's interiors are divided into different sections, which, apart from the usual antiques from the past of Jodhpur, also house military plane models and battleships. Due to its description and collection, the Sardar Government Museum is one of Jodhpur's most popular attractions.

Sardar Government Museum Entry Fee

Sardar Government Museum tickets for Indians are INR 20 and INR 100 for foreigners. This minimal ticket cost will not justify the travel experience you will get here. Visiting this museum will take you back and allow you to feel the old vibe.

Sardar Government Museum Opening Hours

You must keep in mind the museum timing that is from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, it is open on all days except Friday and public holidays. The required time to explore this museum would be 2 to 3 hours to get the best out of this museum.

Best Time to Visit the Sardar Government Museum

The best time to visit the Sardar Government Museum is August and September. However, you can plan your visit here at any time of the year and enjoy your museum trip. Moreover, it is advised to visit early as you will get less crowded and you can easily admire the art and artifacts.

Nearby Attractions to Visit

Raj Ranchhodji Temple: This temple of Jodhour is counted as one of the most visited shrines. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna as Rannchhod is another name of the God. You will find a beautiful Black marble statue of Lord Krishna here, which would be the highlight and visual feast here.

Mochi Bazaar and Jutti Corner: Shopping is an integral part of Jodhpur vacation, and buying some local items as souvenirs is a must-do thing here. In this market, you should buy traditional Jodhpuri shoes, which are widely famous. You can also purchase handicraft items that beautifully reflect Jodhpur culture.

Sojati Gate Market: This market attracts thousands of tourists and locals and gives them an impressive shopping vibe. You can stroll in this vibrant bazaar and purchase some famous items. Stalls that offer Rajasthani handicrafts, jewelry, tie and dye fabrics, and souvenirs are lined up here.

Umaid Garden: This famous garden of Jodhpur is one of the best tourist places to visit near the Sardar Museum. You can take a rest here amidst the refreshing environment and scenic surroundings. This garden is spread over 82 acres and has lush green lawns. On top of that, the Umaid garden features a museum, towering Ashoka trees, artistically designed fountains, a library, and a zoo.

If you plan to visit the Sardar Government Museum, you must check out our unique Rajasthan tour packages.


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