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Ganga Singh Museum

Bikaner

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Ganga Singh Museum Overview

Ranked 16 of 20 sightseeing in Bikaner

Ganga Singh Museum is a popular sightseeing attraction of Bikaner, which   exhibitings an extensive array of archaeological discoveries from the dating back to Harappan and early Gupta period. The museum was established by former ruler of Bikaner, Maharaja Ganga Singh in 1937.

Paintings, art and craft, terracotta, pottery, carpets, coins and ancient Rajput weaponry are displayed in separate sections in the museum. Highlights of the gallery are the gilded golf leaf paintings on camel hides of Usta craftsmen and Silk Robe of Shahzada Saleem.

The red sandstone building of the museum displays articles, hunting trophies and archaeological evidences of civilisations. flourished in the region between 320 A.D. and 1200 A.D.  The first level of the museum is adorned with portraits of the Maharajas of Bikaner and several English dignitaries. Whereas, the second level houses artefacts and crafts of wood, metal and glass.

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