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Timings : 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed on Fridays

Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs

Entry Fee : Adults- INR 20

Government Museum, Alwar Overview

Situated in the vicinity of City Palace, the Government Museum in Alwar was established in 1940. Housing a brilliant collection of paintings, frescoes and artefacts, the museum boasts of rich ancient heritage of the royal families. In addition to 234 sculptures, 11 inscriptions, 9702 coins, 2565 paintings, 2270 arms and weapons; the museum also has exotic collections of ivory and lacquered work, Bidri and brass works, pottery, Persian manuscripts and miniature paintings.

Located in premises of Vinay Vilas Mahal, the depository aptly depicts the evolution of the Rajput and Mughal kings and the bygone royal era. Divided into three sections, the museum houses a rich miscellany of stuff from places as far as Bengal, Jaipur, Multan and Ceylon.

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The museum has been divided into three sections-
1. First Section displays tanned skins of exotic animals like leopards and tiger which were the hunt victories of the royal household. Besides, it houses umpteen sculptures and inscriptions.
2. Second Section is replete with exquisite manuscripts written down in Persian, Arabic, Urdu and Sanskrit. The segment also displays various paintings, murals and frescoes belonging to the Rajput and Mughal school of learning.
3. Third Section contains the diverse arms and weaponry, swords, daggers and shields of the regal soldiers.

How To Reach Government Museum, Alwar

Located in the heart of the city, Vinay Vilas Mahal can be reached in local buses or auto rickshaws. The city is also well connected through state-run buses; you can choose to travel in one of those. Alternatively, you can book a cab to reach the destination in a hassle free way.

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