Government Central Museum: Albert Hall, Jaipur


The Albert Hall is designed by Colonel Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in 1876. This is founded by Prince Albert. The architecture of Albert Hall is based on Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This museum was opened for general peoples in 1887. Since 1969, the galleries on the ground floor of the museum have been thoroughly rebuilt and remodeled.

The Albert hall is a name of Rajasthani culture and traditions.

History of Albert Hall


The Albert Hall is designed by Colonel Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in 1876. This is founded by Prince Albert. The architecture of Albert Hall is based on Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This museum was opened for general peoples in 1887.
Since 1969, the galleries on the ground floor of the museum have been thoroughly rebuilt and remodeled.

Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur, Rajasthan

What is in the Albert Hall Museum?


This museum has many types of decorative items, paintings, sculptures, woodwork, natural history specimens. There is a mummy and a well known Persian carpet. This museum is a world famous for body art , mehandi and Rajasthani designs.

Location of Albert Hall Museum


Albert Hall is situated in between the Ram Niwas Garden. This garden also has a zoo in it. There are two side road named as J. L. N. Marg (Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg) towards the Albert hall. There is a gate in front of the palace name as New Gate. It is 600 meters far from the Sawai Maan Singh Hospital.

Location on map of museum


Location map for Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur

How to go there


By Airplane: The air port is 8 km far from museum.
By Bus: Nearest bus stand is SMS. The central bus station is 5 km far from this palace.
By train: Railway station is 10 km far.

Special Note


1. There are no camera and photography allowed.
2. The opening time of museum is 09:30am and closing time is 04:30pm. It runs seven days in a week.
3. An Indian candidate should pay Rs 10/- and children Rs 5/-
4. A foreigner will pay Rs 50/-.


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