Amar Mahal Palace MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: Amar Mahal Palace, Ramnagar, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
- Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-19145676
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art Museums, Museums, History Museums, Architecture
Located in the middle of River Tawi and the Shivaliks, the museum is located in the French chateau like Amar Mahal Palace. The museum is not just known for the beautiful collection but also for its architectural style with a French touch. It is one of the most visited attractions in the city.
The Palace was designed by a French architect and finished construction by 1890s. A part of the Palace was converted by the grandson of Maharaja Amar Singh Dr. Karan Singh and his wife Mrs. Yasho Rajya Lakshmi to preserve and encourage artistic talent.
The museum consists of a remarkable collection of historical documents, sculptures, paintings and books. The darbar hall in the building exhibits paintings of the Dogra rulers.
A solid golden throne of 120 kilograms with golden lions incorporated in the design is the main attraction of the museum. Mahabharata epic scenes and royal memorabilia also form a part of the attractions.
The museum is an integral part of Jammu city. It is also famous for connection to the Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry. Extremely fascinating exhibits, Majestic architecture in red Sandstone overlooking the picturesque Tawi river, An evening in the palace is a true delight.
- The Palace is a wonderful setting for photographs.
- The darbar hall in the museum is used for gatherings and can be rented.
- Do not litter in the area.
- Maintain silence during your visit.
- Architecture lovers will enjoy the museum most of all.
- Rs.5 for Children, Rs.10 for Adults,Rs 50 for Foreigners.
- Private cars
- Cafe coffee day
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57.08% of people who visit Jammu include Amar Mahal Palace Museum in their plan
73.17% of people start their Amar Mahal Palace Museum visit around 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Amar Mahal Palace Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Amar Mahal Palace Museum
Good place with 19th century art. The interior architect is superb. Back side river and city far view. Front with a big green park.
Amar Mahal Museum, Jammu! . This is one of the main tourist attraction in Jammu. It’s a highly maintained place, of Raja Amar Singh, the portion of which is converted into museum. . . Museum has interesting Pahari & Kangra paintings, wonderful architecture, a golden throne weighing 120 kg, a library of 25,000 antique books, portraits of the royal family & beautiful view of the Tawi river. . And sight seeing of all this historic things for ticket of only ₹20! if you want to visit queen room ₹100! A must visit place, when in Jammu. .
Ets good but when I'm going in museum it's closed
Awesome mahal museum also good,and clean road and nice atmosphere good to capturing photos
The Amar Mahal Palace is a palace in Jammu, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, India, which has now been converted into a Museum. It was built in the nineteenth century for Raja Amar Singh, a Dogra king by a French architect on the lines of a French Chateau. The palace was donated to the Hari-Tara charitable trust by Dr. Karan Singh for use as a museum. It has many exhibits including a golden throne weighing 120 kg, Pahari miniature and Kangra miniature paintings, a library of 25,000 antique books and many rare art collections. The palace was the last official residence of the Dogra dynasty, and a large collection of portraits of the royal family are also on display in the Museum.