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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
+91 141 253 0226
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A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block printing. Housed in a restored UNSECO award winning 400 year old building - well kept displays, good information, friendly staff, a printing & wood block carving craftsman demonstrating on site, clean toilets, an excellent small (fixed price) museum shop, & a cafe serving fresh organic coffee. A quiet haven - 10 min walk through the quaint old town of Amber. Please ensure that you have been taken to the correct location. We do not pay commission; some drivers or guides may try to take you elsewhere. Entry Price: rs.30 per adult | rs.15 for children below 12yrs | rs.20 for students | camera entry rs.50 | video camera entry rs.150
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Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
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+91 141 253 0226
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprising high level museum in award winning restored haveli in quiet corner of Amer. Change of pace from fort visits to give some background to what is on offer at the bazaars. Craftsmen give interactive displays of carving blocks and printing and good insights into...More

Thank kea12_12
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Well done museum with great history of the art of block printing! Visited the main store and cafe the following day to buy some Anohki garments which was also great - as museum shop not extensive/well stocked!

Thank TonicTam
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This haveli has been superbly restored - worth visiting just for that. The museum itself is also quite nice, very informative about hand-printing. There is an old man who also demonstrates how the blocks are carved and will give you one to take home. The...More

Thank Kavya K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

If you love the hand and block paintings, you would love this place. You can see wooden blobks, how they are being used for painting, its a nice place to go.

Thank Sha22
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Anokhi Museum of hand painting is located in pink city. this Museum has Anokha collection. Good experience

Thank Paridhi7392
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very interesting the history and tradition of the artistic work. There are even practical demonstrations of the work too.

Thank KB13_2016
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The restored haveli mansion that the museum is housed in is about worth a visit on its own. On a 110 degree day outside it was remarkable how cool the interior of the haveli was due to the think cement walls and strategically placed windows....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in Amer. Happy to have visited this museum. Everything was so clearly explained and the demonstrations of making the blocks and printing on fabric are a big plus on the total experience! Also contemporary art is showed, making this traditional craft very...More

Thank Rien R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I would highly recommend a trip to this beautifully restored haveli where you can watch a true craftsman carve a wooden block before observing the printer use a series of blocks to make a multi coloured pattern.

Thank patgoodyear1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I love textiles, especially floral prints and paisleys. A daytrip to Saganer to see the block print artisans would have been thrilling for me but not for my son or parents. The Anokhi Museum, housed in a heritage building near the Amer Fort, was a...More

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KWSNorthport
12 February 2017|
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Response from SDhruvi | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an entrance fee and they provide a demonstration. The visitors have an opportunity to try their hand at block printing.
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ShilpaVora
22 October 2016|
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Response from claus0161 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to call them before visiting. I am not sure if the workshop is at appointment only or only during tourist season.
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VanaG9
21 December 2015|
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Response from Roxysart | Reviewed this property |
I got some small blocks from the jaipur city palace shop
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