Constructed by Maharaja Pratap Singh II in the year
1876, world famous Albert Hall was built to provide
employment to the drought affected youth of the state.
The Prince of Wales, Prince Albert, kept the foundation
stone of the hall on February 6, 1876. The name Albert
was given to the hall in the name of the Prince who
kept the foundation stone of the place.
Nestled in the heart of the city, Albert Hall Museum
in Jaipur is easily reachable from all parts of the
city. The museum is open on all seven days of the week
and can be visited anytime between ten in the morning
to five in the evening time. A place of attraction,
Albert Hall museum in Jaipur sees a large number of
visitors every year.
The Albert Hall at Jaipur is majorly famous for its
museums. The ground floor and the first floor of the
hall occupy an exclusive art museum and have a large
number of beautiful paintings. Paintings from various
art schools in Rajasthan have been put on a display
here. Most of the paintings here date back to the 18the
century. The museum also has a mummy that is nearly
twenty three hundred years old. The mummy that was brought
from Egypt is supposed to be of a woman from a family
of the priest. The statues depicting various communities
of the state of Rajasthan are also displayed at Albert
Hall museum in Jaipur. Various ornaments and clothes
worn by the people from various communities in the state
are also displayed here. Another section of the museum
has articles of blue pottery, ivory, marble and meenakari
(enamel work on metal). Metal, wood and stone statues
from 8th and 11th century are also kept in the Albert
Hall museum in Jaipur. Various musical instruments used
in earlier days are highlighted here.
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