Fast Facts :
Location : Inside Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan
Built in : 1968 AD
On Display : Clay models of local tribes and post-medieval sculptures
Major Section : Art Gallery, Weaponry and Tribal Woodcrafts
Timings : 10.00 am to 4.30 pm
Entry fees : Free entry on every Monday
Closed on : Gazetted holidays and Friday
Fateh Prakash Museum is placed inside the fort of Chittorgarh, in 1968 the Palace was changed over into museum. The wide array of accumulations in the museum facilitates this place to be the most popular museum in Rajasthan with a deep account. This palace is most crowded museum of Rajasthan. This fort has seen the sacrifices and valor of Royals.
Fateh Prakash Museum has groovy accumulations of idols and sculptures. The idol of Lord Ganpati from the 8th century to 9th century is the main attraction here; this idol is discovered from Pangarh. The statues of Ambica and Indra are found from the post medieval era in the Rashmi Village. Here in the museum has a division which is consecrated to the daggers, weapons, armoury containing old shields, knives, soldiers’ uniform, helmets, farsa and axes.
In the Fateh Prakash Museum, there is a separate room for the exhibition of the clay frameworks with the traditional getups of the tribes residing in this area. There are various sub-divisions in the museum, making easy for the visitors to have a glance at the Coins, Archeology, Weapons, Wood Crafts and the Tribal Life. If counting in numbers the museum constitutes of 125 paintings, 2 inscriptions, 18 metallic objects, 632 sculptures, 2061 coins, 55 terracotta anatomies, 318 weapons & arms and 70 artifacts objects.