Albert Hall Museum is also known as central Museum. It is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the State museum of Rajasthan. This Museum has the perfect place to know about the culture and traditions
Location : Albert Hall Museum is located at Ram Niwas Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
In year 1876, Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob was designed this Museum for the intention of greeting King Edward VII, Prince of Wales on his visit to India. In year 1887, this Museum was opened as public. The Albert Hall Museum is modeled on the Albert Museum of London and represents the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
This Museum has an excellent Collection Of Rajasthan Miniature Paintings, Traditional Royal Costumes, Woodwork And Sculptures. In this Museum you see the miniature paintings, metal, carpets and wood crafts, toys, dolls, arms and weapons and an Egyptian mummy belonging to the Ptolemaic Era.
It is also called the Government Central Museum. On the ground floor galleries of the museum is display various dresses and jewelry that belong to Rajasthani culture. One gallery of this museum is dedicated entirely to the illustrious henna body art of Rajasthan art and this gallery is known as 'Mehndi Mandana'.