Mehrangarh Museum & Trust

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    Location: P.B # 165, The, Fort Rd, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours (approximately)

    Mehrangarh Museum & Trust is situated in the city of Jodhpur, under the state of Rajasthan, India. This is situated in the famous Mehrangarh fort. This is the leading cultural institution in India. 

    This museum has great importance as a repository of the history and artistic culture of Rajasthan, Marwar-Jodhpur, ruled by the Rathores.

    This museum displays one of the most important and best-preserved collections of many applied arts of the Mughal era. Without the museum, the trust is at the  forefront of restoration and conservation, a 

    liberal patron of music, art, and a lively center of academic study.


    Mehrangarh Museum & Trust out side view

    Mehrangarh museum and trust is representative of the history and culture of Rathore rulers. Here you will be able to feel the glory of the state of Rajasthan. Moreover, the palace itself looks incredible. You would love to visit every corner of the fort. The Mehrangarh fort is one of the largest forts in Rajasthan. It is unique in design. To experience the history, and the culture of the state you must visit this museum. It will be a great trip for you. And don’t forget to carry your camera.


    Mehrangarh Museum & Trust inside view

    Mehrangarh Museum has great importance in history. It has an artistic and cultural history of the state of Rajasthan and Marwar-Jodhpur. It was established by the 36th Custodian of Marwar-Jodhpur, H.H.Maharaja Gai Singh Ji in 1972 to make the historical Mehrangarh fort more interesting and alive to visitors.

    Inside/Outside Views

    It is an example of 17th, 18th, and 19th-century collections of Miniature Paintings, Arms and Armours, Textiles, Decorative Arts, and Furniture. 

     It consists of seven-period rooms- Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Takhat Vilas, Sardar Vilas, Jhanki Mahal, Dipak Mahal, Moti Mahal and six Galleries namely, Howdah Gallery, Palanquin Gallery, Daulat Khana, Painting Gallery, Textile Gallery, and Arms Gallery.

    Opening Hours

    1. Saturday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    2. Sunday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    3. Monday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    4. Tuesday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    5. Wednesday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    6. Thursday 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    7. Friday 9 AM – 5:30 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    • Entry fee for international Guests RS.600 
    • Entry fee of students (International) RS.400
    • Indian Guests RS.100
    • Indian Guests ( Student, Para Military personnel) RS.50

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to the Umaid Mehrangarh museum and trust is the Jodhpur Civil Airport. It is situated at a distance of 4.5 km from the place. This airport is well connected with the other major cities of India. So, you can go there easily by air. You can find local transport at the airport, which can take you to your destination.

    By train: The closest railway station to the Mehrangarh museum and trust is the Raikabag Palace Junction. This station is located at a distance of 3.8 km from the place. This railway station is also well connected with the other major cities of the country. Any local transports like cabs or taxis are available at the station. By hiring them you can reach the palace without having any problems.

    By Road: You can find local transport at the airport that can take you to the lake.

    Tips for Travellers

    Carry a photo ID card/student ID card, water bottle, camera with you in a small bag. Wear comfortable clothers and footwear.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is a safe place for tourists. Many people come to visit this place. So you have to be careful. For your convenience, here is the local police station location for you-

    Location: Maliyo St, Near District And Session Court, Uday Mandir, Paota, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001, India

    Google map:

    Phone no: +91 291 265 0753

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in the Mehrangarh museum and trust. Visitors can carry their camera by giving a certain amount of charge. 

    • Charge for still camera- RS. 100
    • The charge for the video camera- RS. 200

    Que-03: Is parking available in Mehrangarh museum and trust?

    Ans: Yes, parking is available in the Mehrangarh museum and trust. But an extra charge is needed for that.

    • Charge for two Wheeler 10
    • Charge for Auto 10
    • Charge for Car or Jeep 50
    • Charge for Mini Bus 80
    • Charge for Bus 100

    Que-04: Are guides available in Mehrangarh museum and trust?

    Ans: Guides are available in the Mehrangarh museum and charge. Who can help you to visit the palace. But you need to pay them.

    Que-05: When is the best time to visit the Mehrangarh museum and trust?

    Ans: Mehrangarh museum and trust can be visited any time of the year. However, the perfect time to visit this place is from October to March. During this time the weather of the city remains pleasant and cool. You will avoid the scorching heat of the sun at this time of the year and have a wonderful trip.

    Places to visit near Mehrangarh museum and trust:

    • Jaswant Thada
    • Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
    • Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
    • Ghanta Ghar
    • Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi
    • Sardar Market

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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