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Desert Culture Centre & Museum

Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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A man on a mission

The project here is a one man show. The museum has a collection of cultural artefacts which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Cultural Puppet show with pride

We stumbled apon this place today and thought, hey why not. It was a very surprising and special... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Indian Wells, California
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The project here is a one man show. The museum has a collection of cultural artefacts which although a bit random are accompanied by detailed information in English Evening puppet shows are held here keeping a traditional art form alive

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled apon this place today and thought, hey why not. It was a very surprising and special tour. We were the only ones there because it was an odd time of the day (3 or 4pm). As we started to look around the founder...More

1  Thank kaykb45
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum is of the Founder's belonging, very enthusiastic man and he explained us the things put up for display.

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable show, very talented puppetry and local music with singing all done by one family! The founder is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic so you can ask any questions you may have!

Thank char_giles7
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A great effort to revive the art form and support , encourage and get patronage for the poor yet extremely talented artist. The live puppet show with live music is a treat for the eyes. I would say it is must visit if you are...More

Thank 541manisham
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I must visit place if u are in jaisalmer. A collection of monument of ancient historical times with a wonder ful puppet show. A one Man Army N.K. Sharma

Thank Hemant B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It was not great, but those who have not seen the puppet show may visit this place. You will get a chance to enjoy the live and traditional folk songs. There are two shows a day, one at 6:30 pm, another at 7:30 pm. They...More

Thank prashanthcn
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great museum, show, and wonderful owner! Well worth your time to stop in on your way to the Gadisar Lake or for an evening show before dinner.

1  Thank Yasmina H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was stunned when I saw their performances, well choreographed great music and storytelling is also very attractive. It's a tragedy that people are not interested in this place

Thank Travel with S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A must see! Wonderful history and persvation of culture. The owner dedicated his life to collecting and preserving all this history -- Mr. NK Sharman's passion shines through. More importantly, entertainment! There is a nightly puppet show and it was excellent. There's also a museum...More

Thank Paul T
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14 November 2015|
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Response from Jagdish2149Mumbai | Reviewed this property |
Museum timings are almost from10:30 am to 17:00 hrs....not taking much time to see this museum....not more than 2 hrs....