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Address: Meher Bagh Garden, Garsisar Lake, Jaisalmer 345001, India

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Near Gadisar Lake

This museum is managed by Mr. N. K. Sharma, the same person who also manages Desert Cultural Center. Entry fees is just 10 Rs. Photography is free inside. You can also cover... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Niya1315
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Gurgaon, India
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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This museum is managed by Mr. N. K. Sharma, the same person who also manages Desert Cultural Center. Entry fees is just 10 Rs. Photography is free inside. You can also cover Gadisar Lake and Desert Cultural Center on the same day. There is also a place where you can have the best view of Jaisalmer Fort and sunset.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Located near Gadisar Lake, the museum is an effort by a single man, Shri N K Sharma, a retired award wining teacher who took up the cause of preserving the local cultures like puppetry of Rajasthan. the museum has a wide collection of local attires/ clothes, various music instruments, models of historical monuments, a many pictures and photographs depicting the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

i seen this museum because i was really disappointed by the dirty gadisar lake there. this museum came on way while returning back from gadisar lake. entry fee is 10 rupees. guide didnt charge anything extra and this is a small museum but offers a lot of knowledge about history, kings, sites of jaisalmer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We popped in on our way back to town having visited Gadisar Lake. The curator warmly welcomed us and introduced us to the exhibits. The exhibits are well presented and the accompanying information is written in excellent English, covering a good number of interesting local topics from textile making, local geology, and local history. Certainly worth having a wander round... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The son of the owner guide us throw their Museum, he was so funny. And it was very interesting hearing about the changing of India. It was the best Guide we Ever had in India!! Thank you for showing us This!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Its around the Gadsisar lake area, Entry fee is 10 Indian rupees. Its very interesting to see all the historical stuff and know the stories behind it. Also has a puppet show.

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Small but excellent place to visit if you are travelling to Jaisalmer. Entry fee is only 10 Rs and if you take guide, you well gt to know the details.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

This place made our trip to Jaisalmer. The son of the owner took us through each room and explained all the items to us and about the different cultures and history of India. He was a very funny man and made the story's so interesting and we had an hour of continual laughs with him. They do a puppet show... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

It is very close to Gadisagar Lake. Very walkable distance from there, hardly 100 meter. You can cover this museum in half an hour.

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Kottayam, Kerala, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Fee Rs 10..can be avoided. near gadisar lake. on the right side of the approach road from the main road. everything in old and authentic but the museum is crumbling... Like all in Jaisalmer fort this also soon will be turned into shops to cater to the lake tourists

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