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Jai Vilas Palace Museum

Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior 474001, India
+91 93011 07666
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Full-Day Private Excursion to Gwalior from Agra
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior 474001, India
+91 93011 07666
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good museum. Curated as best as it could be done. got the feeling that the emphasis was more on the current dispensation.

Thank Ramkumarr S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apparently still a family home. Highlight were the wooden staircase, beautiful chandeliers and silver train and track.

Thank mrscoml
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This palace is well preserved by the Scindia's. It is considered to be a symbol of victory.This palace is a beautiful combination of Indian and European architecture. The columns reflecting the Corinthian and Tuscan order. The palace is open to the public and only when...More

Thank AnilaSurin
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a must visit place in Gwalior. Make sure of the timings when it is open. Make sure of the day it is closed. They ridiculously charge you for the mobile phones also that you carry inside apart from camera . Do not...More

Thank Ajaya K
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Worth spending a few hours here, peeking into the detailed hard work that went into creating the legacy left behind and the Vision of a young royal at the tender age of 19, who wanted so much more for his country men. Apart from the...More

Thank DolaRoyC
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

One can only imagine the level of wealth our so called King had or still having. It has showcased the luxury life they had enjoyed with the blessings of British Rajouri. There is not much historic value.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Entrance fee is 800 rupees plus you must pay for parking, camera, toilet etc. There are much better value places to visit in gwalior

Thank morganrothwell
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The palace museum has collection of personal belongings mainly of the Scindia Kings. The entry fee is too high. The museum has some photographs, dresses used by Kings, their chariots, beds, chairs etc. We get to see some parts of the palace, living rooms, drawing...More

Thank aloknbsm
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Museum is great though mostly depicts personal belongings of the Maharaja. There is an entrance fees and separate fees for cameras / mobile phone with cameras. Given most of the items a personal belongings, cameras may not be worth to take in.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Jai vilas palace , is a museum cum gallery throwing light on the rich lifestyle of scindias, the rulers of Gwalior Estate.

Thank dranujjain
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Shivakumar R
10 May 2017|
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Response from piyushbhargava18 | Reviewed this property |
see this place holds some beautiful objects from history. apart from the you will be mesmerised with the extream royalty. for me I have taken almost 2 hours to complete each section.
Shivakumar R
10 May 2017|
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Response from sid_ups | Reviewed this property |
INR 100 extra per mobile and INR 50 per Indian Person
18 April 2015|
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Response from jagpreet785 | Reviewed this property |
Yes . Its open on saturday and sunday. Only Monday is close