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Government Museum Jhansi

Jhansi Fort, Jhansi, India
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Ranked #5 of 10 attractions in Jhansi
Type: Museums, Art Museums
Most recent review
- Dec 12, 2013
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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The Govt musuem holds historic artefacts on various topics, the first floor though is dedicated to the life and times of Rani Laxmibai. A light and sound show accompanying each of the images/photograph depicting the life of Rani Laxmibai is very informative and educative.

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mumbai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The museum is 3 storey. The ground floor is dedicated to Queen of Jhansi. They have a sound and light show on the ground floor. It is in a open area and the noise from the surroundings dull the voice from the speaker. The attendent was courteous enough to start the show immediately when we requested him (though the scheduled... More

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Contains the life story of Rani Jhansi, weapons of the time, pictures from the bygone era, portraits of some freedom fighters of her time, Model caricature depicting her childhood, marriage & fight.

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I went to the museum because prior to my visit the ratings on tripadvisor gave it 4.5 stars. I thought it was really dull. Unless you are very interested in history of Jhansi I wouldn't bother. We had a 7 hour train layover to Agra and gave this a go, but it's nothing special. At least it's only 25 rupees..

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Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Jahnsi is a wonderful town which is not often visited by tourists. The Museum gives an account of an amazing Indian woman, Rani Laxmi Bai who ruled Jahnsi and held it against the British. Not only does this museum tell a wonderful story that very few people know, it has an incredible collection of marble sculputures and terra cottas. We... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The museum is near to the fort and is open all days except Monday, second Saturday and Govt holidays. The entry fee is Rs.5 and visiting hours 10.30 to 4.30. There are beautiful paintings of the Queen Laxmibai, her duplicate Zalkaribai and other Indian warriors. Also one can know more about the freedom struggle in the year 1857 through the... More

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