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Timings : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed on Mondays and National Holidays.

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History , Ranthambore Overview

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History is located in Village Ramsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. Established in 2007 and open for public in 2014, this museum depicts the history of natural resources in Rajasthan.

The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, managed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change showcases the rich flora, fauna, mineral composition and geology of West India by providing detailed information and displaying exciting exhibitions based on the same. The museum features regularly organised educational programs, interactive workshops, exciting outdoor nature camps, captivating nature-based short films, and an extensive library frequently visited by curious students and avid researchers. All of these facilities express an attempt to create public awareness of diversity in nature, the significance of natural resources and conservation of wildlife while promoting sustainable development. Visit the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History for an enriching, memorable experience.

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Exhibits at the Museum

There are three significant galleries of wildlife exhibits in the three-storey museum that covers an area of approximately 7.2 acres. Favourite exhibitions among visitors that are displayed in these galleries include life-like models of animals such as chinkara, leopard, lion, and tiger; representations of the Bishnoi community and Rajasthan rural area. You may even witness the skills of pottery and painting in real time at special stalls handled by passionate artisans. These items are available for sale.

Introduction of Natural History - A gallery that focuses on various varieties of flora and fauna, highlighting processes such as evolution, pollination, and the incidence of endangered species in the wild. As a result, these exhibitions may also serve as a hands-on method of teaching children.

Nature's Network: Ecology - A display that conveys the significance of ecosystems and the interdependence of organisms in nature. Components such as food-chains, food-webs, and decomposition, among others. Pressing environmental issues such as pollution and deforestation are also demonstrated.

Conservation - Impressive models displaying the contrasting effects of unsustainable human activities on nature and effects of exercising preventive measure and possible conservation projects are exhibited in this gallery.

Best Time to Visit

The periods of March - May and October and December are the best time to visit the museum.

Tips

  1. Photography and videography are allowed free of charge.
  2. You may request for a guided tour on the museum’s official website.

How To Reach Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History

The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History at Shilpgram, to, Museum Road, Ramsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 322027, can be accessed either by taxi or other transport mode of choice such as rented vehicles, scooters or bikes via Ranthambhore Road at a distance of 9.2 kilometres from Ranthambhore National Park.

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