Albert Hall Jaipur – All You need to know

Albert Hall Jaipur is a perfect example of indo-saracenic architecture, mainly built in 1880. Albert hall was imagination of Prince of Wales.

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Up with the birds above Albert Hall Museum

About Albert Hall Jaipur

Have you ever seen an Egyptian mummy belonging to the Ptolemaic Era in India? Oh yes! you read it right. Albert Hall is one of the oldest museum in Rajasthan. The virtual tour of Albert hall in Jaipur will give you a glimpse of courtyards, different galleries showing culture of Rajasthan, equipments of war etc. If you want to know about the culture and traditions of Rajasthan, you must visit Albert Hall museum.

Different collections in the Albert Hall Museum are as follows –

  1. Metal art.
  2. Rajasthan Royal Paintings
  3. Traditional Royal outfits
  4. Ancient Crafts And Sculptures
  5. Arms and armour
  6. International art
  7. Pottery
  8. Miniature paintings
  9. Clay art
  10. Enamelling and studding jewels
  11. Sketches and Models
  12. Woodwork, Toys and Dolls

Visitors can also witness different forms of Rajasthani Dance and Music in the gallery.

 

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PC : Milan Patel

Also read : Arijit Singh LIVE at Albert Hall Jaipur

Events at Albert Hall Jaipur

Apart from culture and attraction,
Albert hall had been a spot for a very famous musical show ‘Coke Studio‘ of MTV.
It was aired on 18th oct 2015 at 7:PM,
many performances were given by talented musicians and singers.

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PC : Chetan Singh Rathore

Vintage Car Show at Albert Hall Museum Jaipur during Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015.

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Vintage car show at Albert hall Jaipur

Albert Hall History

Albert Hall museum is named after the Prince Albert of Britain who was the husband of Queen Victoria. Albert Hall was designed by the famous British Architect, Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. On 6th of February 1876 the foundation stone was laid by Prince Albert and it took ten years to build the beautiful Museum.
In 1876, Prince of Wales visited Pink city to give idea about Albert Hall Jaipur to our great king Sawai Madho Singh II, there were some doubts related to its utilization, however in 1880 Sawai Madho Singh approved its construction, using Albert hall as a palace of culture and education for his town. Albert hall is famous as museum, it is one of the tourist attraction in Jaipur.

Albert Hall Jaipur timings

Everyday 9:00am to 5:00pm and 7:pm to 10:pm.
Albert Hall Museum is closed on Fridays between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Albert Hall Location

Situated in the Ram Niwas Bagh Jaipur,
Albert hall is located in front of Sanganeri gate,
Covering near by area of zoo.

12 km from Jaipur International Airport. (cabs are easily available)
8 km from Jaipur Railway Station.

Albert Hall Entry Fee

Foreigner : Rs.150.00
Indian: Rs. 40.00
Child : Rs. 10.00

Nearby Attractions

Hawa Mahal
Amber Fort
Jantar Mantar
Jal Mahal

Some Beautiful Pictures of Albert Hall Jaipur

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PC : Shruti Arora
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PC : Jeetu Gupta
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MTV Coke Studio at Albert Hall Ram Niwas Garden : Albert Hall.

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PC : Jagjeet Singh
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Albert Hall Jaipur

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