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Desert Culture Centre & Museum

Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Puppet show was good

It was not great, but those who have not seen the puppet show may visit this place. You will get a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Now combined with popular Folklore Museum

Great museum, show, and wonderful owner! Well worth your time to stop in on your way to the Gadisar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yasmina H
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“puppet shows” (12 reviews)
“dying art” (4 reviews)
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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was not great, but those who have not seen the puppet show may visit this place. You will get a chance to enjoy the live and traditional folk songs. There are two shows a day, one at 6:30 pm, another at 7:30 pm. They...More

Thank prashanthcn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum, show, and wonderful owner! Well worth your time to stop in on your way to the Gadisar Lake or for an evening show before dinner.

Thank Yasmina H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was stunned when I saw their performances, well choreographed great music and storytelling is also very attractive. It's a tragedy that people are not interested in this place

Thank Travel with S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A must see! Wonderful history and persvation of culture. The owner dedicated his life to collecting and preserving all this history -- Mr. NK Sharman's passion shines through. More importantly, entertainment! There is a nightly puppet show and it was excellent. There's also a museum...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Must see! This small individually assembled museum was the highlight of my visit to Jaisalmer. I learned so much about traditional desert culture and it enlightened many of the people and things I saw the next day. I feel extremely passionate that cultures ought to...More

Thank Mira G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I always prefer for low budget tourism. There is no meaning to spend so much where it can be managed in such a less amount of money. It is in 5 mins walking distance from airforce circle. It charges 100 for the show. As per...More

2  Thank ddebbguha
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Attended the puppet show with the kids, which was truly entertaining even for adults accompanied by fabulous musicians and puppet master. The crew involved the kids in the play and presented all story introductions in English. However before the show we were provided with a...More

Thank Sabine W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This museum is opposite to the Gadsisar Lake. It is operated by Prof Sharma and his team. Salute to the efforts put in and the energy of this old man in operating the cultural center. The center conducts 2 puppet shows in the evening. It...More

Thank shonilbakare
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Visited this place based on recommendation from a friend. Saw the puppet show and was incredibly impressed and the museum was very well maintained. Highly recommended for a great cultural experience.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We went to watch the puppet show which was very entertaining, but what I enjoyed most was getting to look at the exhibits afterwards and chat to the owner Mr Sharma. He was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history and heritage of the area....More

Thank Jen K
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14 November 2015|
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Response from Jagdish2149Mumbai | Reviewed this property |
Museum timings are almost from10:30 am to 17:00 hrs....not taking much time to see this museum....not more than 2 hrs....