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Address: City Palace, Alwar, India
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Its a small 3 room museum which has clothes, cutlery, paintings and arms from the royal family of alwar. however all the artifacts are just thrown in together with no... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Prashant G
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Its a small 3 room museum which has clothes, cutlery, paintings and arms from the royal family of alwar. however all the artifacts are just thrown in together with no descriptions. i would avoid the museum but if u have time to kill - this is the best place to go in alwar

Thank Prashant G
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

A small three room museum housing a very rich collection mostly from the Royal families of Alwar - people interested in miniature paintings and literature will enjoy it - Also saw the sword of Emperor Akbar

Thank Ajay C
Ghaziabad, UP
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

museum house very interesting works and craft . though not ptreserved well ., but a treat to the eye.

Thank prasau
Ghaziabad, India
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

For History lover, it is a nice place. but for others it is quiet average. But I will still stay one time visit.

Thank DrRahulvarma
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Amazing collection of history, artifacts and culture. Must visit if your in Alwar. A vast collection of swords, guns and alot of arms and ammunition that you would have never even heard about.

Thank Sonu D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The museum contains many items of interest from Alwar's history. However, they are very poorly displayed, many in glass-lidded cases that were fashionable in the 19th century. We rather thought that some of the dust might date from then also... There are very few labels in English, we had to rely on our guide to explain things. Such a pity... More 

1 Thank StephanieO34
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99 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

we sure need to learn our lessons and improve upon our museums and hire professional museum curators to display and lay out our great collections and allow visitors to visit them. the museums need to be privatised to ensure that the great heritage and artifacts can be safeguarded and displayed for the future generations.

2 Thank Rissala
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We went with our kids to show then our glorious history .Mesuem has large collection of property of rulers of the city but they are not well mantained .Alwar has glorious history but the mesuem is a total .It has not done justice to the ancestoral property .kids didnt enjoy much and so do we rather i will urge the... More 

3 Thank ishagoel01
New Delhi, India
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Visited this place with my family we actually never thought we are going to see something like this.I must say they have a very nice collection and you must go. Weapons are Breathtaking,you will feel you are in ancient time. :) Feel free to ask #TravelWolfie

3 Thank TravelWolfie
Gurgaon, India
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136 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Hidden within the City Palace is the Alwar Museum . Its exhibits extravagance of the maharajas’ lifestyle: stunning weapons, stuffed Scottish pheasants, royal ivory slippers, erotic miniatures, royal vestments, a solid silver table, and stone sculptures, such as an 11th-century sculpture of Vishnu. There are also some striking ‘widescreen’ paintings of Imperial processions. it’s on the top floor of the... More 

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