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Alwar Government Museum

House in the old city place, it has a unique collection of arms, bidri work acquered and ivory work, musical instruments, stuffed animals, beautiful brass and pottery works from Jaipur, Multan, Bengal and Ceylon, miniature paintings and Persian and Sanskrit manuscripts.

The Museum is divided into three major sections, each housed in a big hall. The first section contains various archaeological finds chiefly sucuptures and inscriptions from the region. Items presented by the ruler of the foprmer. Alwar state include mounted skins of wild animals like tiger, leopard and lion shot by them during their local and foreign excursions. The second section is the most important one as it contains various manuscripts in Persian including Gulistan of S'adi as well as marvellous paintings of Mughal and Rajput Schools.

The paintings have been further divided into various sub-styles. The third section of the museum contains the armoury of State rulers. Various kinds of shiedls, swords, pistols, rifles, daggers and other items are on display.

Timing : 10 A. M. to 4.30 P.M.

Closed : Friday and gazetted holidays.

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