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Desert Culture Centre & Museum

Closes in 8 min: 18:30 - 19:00, 19:30 - 20:00
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Hours Today: 18:30 - 19:00, 19:30 - 20:00
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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ran by a wonderful Jaisalmeri musician! Not to be missed. Don't leave without reading and seeing the history behind this great city that has rich traditions.

Thank globalvibration1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is made with love! Really interesting music instruments and explains a lot of the culture of Rajasthan. The puppet show is a must see and so skillful. Would recommend to anybody!

Thank Lovisa R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Good place to visit specially when you are with kids. A wide collection of war equipment maintained by Indian army ..

Thank KrishanS191
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I found this little museum while wandering towards the beach and I was pleasantly surprised. The chap who has created this master piece should be very proud of his achievement. Kudos to you Sir. The wealth of knowledge that he has is astonishing and it...More

Thank SAMEHEAD2014
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I would recommend jeep safari as it gives all the thrill & real piece of adventure over the Thar dessert. Though a little expensive but its worth it.

Thank joydeep883
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The city of Jaisalmer is beautiful to look at, but the culture and history did not come alive for me until I visited the museum. Mr Sharma, a local teacher and author, founded the museum by himself. For such a small entry fee, it is...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were showed around this museum by the man who started the museum many years ago. Excellent tour with a very knowledgable guide and you will find some very intersting exhbits. We were told you can even watch a puppet show put on by the...More

Thank Ivor S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

No words can explain how this man Mr. N.K. sharma is managing the whole show....its incredible to see how he and his team is keeping the puppet show alive....only a teacher can make this happen and turn it into such a beautiful experience despite no...More

1  Thank Traveller12345gil
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

A small museum packed with information about Rajisthani history and local culture. But the star attraction is really the owner himself, Mr Sharma. He has dedicated his life to preserving local tradition, and is clearly thrilled to pass on the knowledge to visitors. He (and...More

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

It is a small museum focused on the art of puppetry. There are two shows, one at 6.30 and one at 7.30 pm. There is a 10 minute TV documentary followed by a 30 minutes puppet show. The puppet show is interesting and small kids...More

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santanu87
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....
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