Also known as Central Museum, Albert Hall is indeed one of the oldest museums in Jaipur. The great museum was built in 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, when Price of Wales visited India. Initially, Maharaja wanted this structure to be a town hall but was later converted into a museum due to wishes of his successor. The grand museum houses almost 19,000 historic objects in its collection.
The collection consists of a rare assortment of artefacts for the display including paintings, pottery, metal, wood craft, carpets and even arms & weapons. The museum also has an Egyptian mummy that belongs to the Ptolemaic Epoch. The first floor of the museum depicts the lifestyle and culture of various classes of Rajasthan including Rajput’s, merchants and tribals. A section of the museum, known as Darbar Hall, has the largest floor covering in the world.
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