Akbars Palace and Museum

Open Time : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Ajmer Fort, Naya Bazar, Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Why to visit Akbars Palace and Museum

The museum is divided into 3 areas and is one of the finest Ajmer tourist attractions. It is positioned in the Dil-e-Aaram Gardens of Ajmer. The museum displays two 'Yupa Pillars,' which are monuments and unearthed relics from earlier civilizations (sacrificial posts). Manuscripts from Barnala, as well as Prathihara statues from the 8th century and earthenware from earlier historical times, adorn these.

Ajmer's Akbar's Palace is regarded as a marvel of architecture. Several chambers in the palace have been discovered to be lavishly furnished. The stone walls that encircle the Palace are made out of a double-story bastion surrounded by a chain of columns. The fortress is made up of a substantial core that leads to a number of rooms. Within the palace, there is also a bookstore that acts as a key centre for learning and acquiring knowledge about Akbar's Palace.

When Akbar and his army came to Ajmer to visit the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, they rested in Akbar's palace, which was built in 1570AD. It is well-known for its museum, which displays ancient military equipment as well as magnificent sculptures, artwork, and other Mughal relics. The museum exhibits various facets of Rajput and Mughal culture and combat styles. In the palace, there is a big black marble sculpture of Goddess Kali that is highly famous.

Timings :-

• 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

• Closed on Mondays.

Entrance Fee :-

• INR 10 for Indians.

• INR 50 for Foreigners. 

FAQ on Akbars Palace and Museum

Is it permissible to take photographs within the museum?

Inside the museum photography is not permitted.

What is the cost of admission to the Akbar's Palace and Museum?

The Akbar's Palace and Museum has an entrance fee of INR 10.

What restaurants are close to the museum?

Nearby eateries include Hotel Darbar Palace Ashirwad Palace Restaurant and Davat Restaurant.

Special Tip

The palace also has a Light and Sound show that runs from 7.30 to 8.15 p.m. in English and 8.30 to 9.15 p.m. in Hindi. The Light & Sound event costs approximately INR 50 per ticket.

By Shobhna J.

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