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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

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A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block printing. Housed in a restored UNSECO award winning 400 year old building - well kept displays, good information, friendly staff, a printing & wood block carving craftsman...more
Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
+91 141 253 0226
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All reviews gift shop restored building block print amber fort hand painting beautiful examples no tipping on display great collection well worth the visit entrance fee fabric haveli textiles demonstration techniques art
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really liked this small museum that showcases block-printing techniques. It is run by Anokhi, which is a wonderful company that makes clothing popular with Westerners, that is trying to preserve the old block-printing methods and dyes. The museum explains the process of printing the...More

Thank mnptrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was among my favorite stops during my monthlong tour of northern India, thanks to artisans demonstrating their craft, as well as detailed explanations of the history and techniques of hand blocked fabric printing in Rajasthan.

Thank nicabol
Reviewed 1 week ago

As above well worth the visit if interested in textile design Wonderful explanation and examples of early block print design.

Thank foxyloxyied
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing located in the ancient pink 'Chanwar Palkiwalon ki Haveli' also known as Anokhi Haveli. The foundation takes cares of the talent and skills of the artisans and provides good employment opportunities. It also works on reviving the age old tradition...More

Thank RonishBaxter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely museum is at the end of Amber village, so it’s ideal to visit after the Amber Fort. It’s in a beautifully restored haveli which is part of the old town wall; it has a small café in the front courtyard and is a...More

Thank LAAD_Scotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a lot of old textile with hand printed which are display in the museum and also they showed the process of hand printed.

Thank PanisaK1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this beautiful block printing museum and had a wonderful experience and learnt about the ancient block printing techniques which is still used by the artisans. We got some hands on training with block prinitng, using different natural colours/dyes and also saw how the...More

Thank Pushpa1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to those responsible for providing this wonderful space to explore the art of block printing. The restored Haveli is beautiful & textiles on display stunning. Wonderful to see this craft alive and well.

Thank NettyRae
Reviewed September 23, 2018

It is a rare opportunity to witness live creations in a Museum . You can witness how beautiful Textiles were created by hand printing , a specialty of Jaipur . You can even design and make a print fabric of your choice with your own...More

Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I really enjoyed our visit here, it is incredibly cheap to visit the museum (less than £1) and for anyone interested in textiles or printing then it is a must. Would definitely recommend.

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February 12, 2017|
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Response from Daizieb | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is an entrance fee , I cannot remember exactly how much but not a lot. There are demonstrations of the block carving and printing, if you are interested in doing a print workshop I would recommend emailing them... More
October 21, 2016|
Response from claus0161 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to call them before visiting. I am not sure if the workshop is at appointment only or only during tourist season.
December 21, 2015|
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Response from Roxysart | Reviewed this property |
I got some small blocks from the jaipur city palace shop