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Jai Vilas Palace Museum

Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior 474001, India
+91 93011 07666
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USD 130.00*
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Full-Day Private Excursion to Gwalior from Agra
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“durbar hall” (23 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior 474001, India
+91 93011 07666
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Jai Vilas Palace museum and we find that we have very much to know about the Royal Gwalior family and the history.

Thank Neeraj60
Reviewed 6 days ago

1. A Must Visit place when visiting Gwalior. 2. The Palace is part of the Palace which was inhabited by the famous Scindias. 3. The Palace has various art facts, paintings, souvenirs and the special Jhoomar ( Chandelier) and the silver train which used to...More

Thank gssaini1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most popular tourist attractions of Gwalior, Jai Vilas Palace Museum was erected way back in the year 1874 by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia and its cost amounted to INR 1 crore. Well maintained of the antique ,furnishings ,carpets ,heritage vehicles and chariots....More

Thank tejztj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though the tickets are a little higher than normal monuments and palaces of India, it is a nicely maintained private palace. There is a private museum with the collections of 2 generations of the scindia clan. Its better if one takes a guide who are...More

Thank nilanjana7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful museum which is well maintained . Enterance charges of Rs120 + Rs.100 for camera for Indian citizen is worth every penny.

Thank ManishRanchi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was quite interesting to look at the furniture etc, but it was just a normal attraction. I am not sure how it can be improved, but it was just meh for me. I visited because we were there and everyone recommended. So, might as...More

Thank charliemeg
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I (we) really enjoyed this museum/palace. It was a bit of a surprise we weren't expecting which probably made it all the better. At Rs 600 for foreigners it's not cheap but is very stimulating. I would say fit it in before you leave Gwalior.

Thank Pinheadplanet
Reviewed 11 August 2017

we know current Scindia family very well. but to know history of Scindia family you must visit this palace. It is a architectural beauty built in European style by sir Micheal Filose in 1874.Every stuff placed in this palace is the best in the world...More

Thank vivekrajan
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Palace is worth seeing. Musuem is depicting a lot of things about Scindias. Approach road is not good. Museum is well maintained. Must visit place in Gwalior.

Thank Manojaero
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum.Specially the large hall where the silver train is placed.Good collection of varilus things of those days.

Thank amitojha2014
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Shivakumar R
11 May 2017|
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Response from Ariel R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your interest. We wanted to admire everything so took about 3 hours. When you think you have seen the whole palace and are ready to drop from exhaustion, then you will come across the Crystal palace. Don't miss... More
Shivakumar R
10 May 2017|
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Response from sid_ups | Reviewed this property |
INR 100 extra per mobile and INR 50 per Indian Person
18 April 2015|
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Response from jagpreet785 | Reviewed this property |
Yes . Its open on saturday and sunday. Only Monday is close