Location : Alwar, Rajasthan
On Display : Miniature Paintings, Lacquer & Ivory Work Items
Timings : 10.00 am to 4.30 pm
Entry Fees : Free on Monday, other days it’s not specific
Closed on : Friday and gazetted holidays
Alwar Government Museum is situated in the Old City Palace, which has exceptional collections of ivory and lacquered work, musical instruments, stuffed animals, Bidri work, pottery and beautiful brass works from Multan, Bengal, Jaipur and Ceylon, Sanskrit, Persian manuscripts and miniature paintings.
Alwar Government Museum has three major sections, the first section comprises of archaeological finds, mainly the sculptures and inscriptions from Alwar. The presentation of the items by the ruler from the state admits rode skins of wild animals like leopard, lion and tiger shot by the rulers at the time of their foreign and local excursions.
The second section of the Alwar Government Museum is the most imperative it comprises manuscripts in Persian including marvelous paintings of the Rajput and Mughal schools and Gulistan of S’adi. The third department comprises of the inventory of the state rulers like swords, rifles, daggers, shields and other items in the presentation. Alwar is a retreat in Arvalli Hills, this land belongs to the Rajputs who did not surrender themselves to the Mughal rulers, and instead they succeeded to win their land from Mughals.