Government Museum

Government Museum

  • Jaisalmer
  • Rajasthan
  • India

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Government Museum, Jaisalmer Overview

Government Museum is one of the prime locations that every traveller visits when they plan a trip to Jaisalmer. The Government Museum was built in order to throw some light on the multifaceted traditional and cultural heritage of the Great Thar Desert. Right from inscriptions, coins, paintings, statues of stone, embroidered dresses to handicraft items, all these are the significant crowd pleasures.

 

History:

 

There is no denying the fact that Jaisalmer is a delicacy for all those people who have their interest in history and always love to discover unique and not so known things. Government Museum was established long back in 1984, and the museum provides a huge collection of marine and wood fossils. And that's not all! In addition to all this, the museum also features some of the rarest sculptures from Kiradu and Lodurva townships.

 

Best Time to Visit:

 

The best time to visit this desert city is the winter season that is from November to February. This is the time when the heat becomes comparatively low. The desert festival held during the last winter months of January and February is the most apt time for the people to visit Jaisalmer. Corect us if we are saying anything wrong in this.

 

How to Reach:

 

There is no denying the fact that Jaisalmer is well-connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. Jaisalmer has its own airport with the name Jaisalmer Airport (JSA). For the ones who want to travel via train, one can easily get regular trains to Jaisalmer from other major cities of the country. There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Jaisalmer and the nearest bus stand is Jaisalmer itself. There are all three major sources of travel available in Jaisalmer. Now, it totally depends on you and your choice as to which mode of transport suits you the most.

 

Nearby Attractions:

 

Jaisalmer Fort

Longewala War Memorial Jaisalmer

Tanot Mata Temple Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer War Museum

Patwaon ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Gadsisar Sagar Lake Jaisalmer

Bada Bagh Jaisalmer

Desert National Park Jaisalmer

Vyas Chhatri Jaisalmer

Salim Singh ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Nath Mal ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Sam Sand Dunes Jaisalmer

Desert Culture Centre and Museum Jaisalmer

Khaba Fort Jaisalmer

Akal Wood Fossil Park Jaisalmer

The Thar Heritage Museum Jaisalmer

Maharaja's Palace Jaisalmer

Government Museum Jaisalmer

Kuldhara Village Jaisalmer

Jain Temples Jaisalmer

Tazia Tower Jaisalmer

Folklore Museum Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum and Heritage Center

 

Visitor Information:

 

The timings for Government Museum, Jaisalmer is 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Checkout the entry fees mentioned below:

• 5 - 10 per person for Indians

• 2 - 5 per person for Indians Students

• 50 per person for Foreign Tourists

• 25 per person for Foreign Student

Note: The Government Museum Jaisalmer Entry is Free On Monday. The Government Museum Jaisalmer is remains Closed on Friday & Public Holidays.

 

FAQs And Information:

 

What are the timings of Government Museum, Jaisalmer?

 

The timings of Government Museum, Jaisalmer are 10:00 am – 4:30 pm.

 

Which day is the weekly off of Government Museum?

 

The weekly off of the museum falls on every Friday.

 

How much time it takes for the complete tour of Government Museum?

 

It will take you for over 2 to 3 hours to enjoy the complete round of the museum.

 

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