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The Thar Heritage Museum

The Thar Heritage Museum

Situated amid the main market of the city of Jaisalmer, Thar Heritage Museum is a place that must be visited. The foundation of this Museum was laid down by Laxmi Narayan Khatri. Imparting knowledge related to history, culture, art, and architecture of the famous Thar Desert; this place is the one-stop site for gathering information about the high Thar Desert located in Rajasthan.

Formerly, there existed a vast sea in place of the desert, several sea fossils dating back to over millions of years of age gives an insight into the fact that how the sea became the infamous Thar Desert. Various varieties of distinctive garnishment of the horses and ship of the deserts can be found in the Museum. There are different types of collections of unique coins and essential documents of Jaisalmer, manuscripts from ancient times, and a

variety of weapons which adds to the charm of the Museum.So if you are planning to visit Jaisalmer then you must visit The Thar Heritage Museum with Jaisalmer taxi services by Get cab India for your comfortable ride.

Highlights of The Thar Heritage Museum

  • Address: Near, Main road, Artist Colony, Malka Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
  • Entry fees: Rs.30 per head for Indians, Rs.70 per head for foreign tourists
  • Visiting time: 9 am to 8 pm
  • Best Time to Visit

    • Peak Season:

      Thar Heritage Museum is famous for its unique collection of coins and ancient manuscripts, the weather of the city of Jaisalmer remains changes throughout the year. The days of Mid-October and Early March during winters are considered to be the best time because the weather in the city is quite soothing and moderate.

    • October to February:

      One of the best times to visit the Museum is during the winter. One can witness several tourists from different countries worldwide visiting this Museum to enlighten their being with the enriched Rajasthani culture and heritage, which is the authenticity of the city of Jaisalmer. The outside temperature keeps on varying between a range of 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. Thus, an excellent time for tourists.

    • April to June:

      During these months the weather at Jaisalmer is quite hot. Temperature can rise as high as 48 degrees Celsius during these months, thus acting as a roadblock in the leisure and fun of the tourists. Therefore, one can witness fewer footfalls in the Museum during these months.

    • July to September:

      These months are prone to rains in the city of Jaisalmer. Generally, fewer people prefer visiting the Museum during these months because of the humidity which is present in the atmosphere which is not welcomed by the visitors during their peaceful and calm trip

    How to reach the Thar Heritage Museum?

    If one feels like visiting the Thar Heritage Museum, which is located in Jaisalmer in the state of Rajasthan, one can visit Jaisalmer through any means of transport including Air, Rail, and Road. After, reaching the city one can take affordable means of local transportation in the city for reaching the Thar Heritage Museum, which is located in the primary market area of the beautiful city. One can also prefer availing Car rental in Jaisalmer from Get Cab India to explore the beauty of Rajasthan.

    Things to do in Thar Heritage Museum

    There are a variety of activities which can be done while visiting The Thar Heritage Museum, such activities include:

    • One can be a part of the fun-loving and exciting game of snakes and ladders.
    • One should witness the all-time, and jovial puppet show which is a must-watch for the people of all the ages which is considered to be the spirit and soul of the Culture and Heritage of the state of Rajasthan.

    If you feel like indulging into the depths of the culture of the state of Rajasthan, then this Museum is the place where one can reminiscence about the good old times of Jaisalmer by getting a chance to look into the various modes of trade, currency and different types of coins and not to miss the beautiful historical memories of the state of Rajasthan.

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    Nearby Attractions

    • Nathmal Ji ki Haveli

      Diwan MohataNathmal, who was the then Prime Minister of Jaisalmer was the occupant of the everlasting and ever-beautiful Nathmal Ji ki Haveli. In the old times, this majestic Haveli served the purpose of providing the residential facility to the then Prime Minister.  The construction of this Haveli started only because of the commendable efforts by Maharawal Beri Sal. Professional architects Hathi and Lulu, both of whom were brothers by relation were commissioned for ascertaining the architectural design of the Haveli. It is believed that the construction of the Haveli has an engaging and fascinating story attached to it. While the construction of the Haveli started, both the brothers started functioning independently, and thus different aspects of the building were built by both the brothers concurrently. Due to the lack of technical instruments in those times, no record of the track of the construction being continued was kept which ultimately resulted in giving a devious figure to the concerned structure. If you are planning to visit The Thar Heritage in Jaisalmer then you can also visit Nathmal Ji ki Haveli with Jaisalmer taxi services by Get cab India.

    • Patwon ki Haveli

      Patwon Ji ki Haveli is considered to be one of the prominent and most visited Haveli in Jaisalmer in the state of Rajasthan. Having a beautiful architectural structure and design this Haveli has a royal look. This Haveli being the first Haveli to be built in Jaisalmer enjoys a great significance and importance from the historical aspect and it encompasses a cluster of 5 Havelis. Guman Chand Patwa was the one who commissioned this Haveli in the year 1805. The design and structure of the building are quite impressive and majestic. Guman Chand Patwa being a wealthy professional tradesman, was the mastermind who made this Haveli a reality. Keeping in mind the benefits of all his sons, 5 stories of the building were constructed for each of them. Within 50-60 years, in the middle of the 19th century, the construction of the Haveli got completed. Get cab India is here for your local sightseeing tour in Jaisalmer including Patwon ki Haveli with our Jaisalmer taxi services.

    • Jaisalmer Fort

      Jaisalmer Fort is popularly and widely known as Sonar Quila, and it is one of the major tourist attractions in the state of Rajasthan. Being declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this prominent fort is believed to be ranked among the biggest forts in the whole world. The everlasting fort is situated in the beautiful city of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The fort got its name from its ruler Rao Jaisal who was the main person behind the construction of this beautiful fort in the year 1156. It is believed to have the most spectacular and magnificent design and structure in the whole world, providing it an embellishing and charming look due to which the fort is known as ‘Sone ka Quila’ among the locals. In addition to that, this precious fort is situated near the golden sand of the Thar Desert. If you are a wanderlust and feel like exploring the intricacies of art and culture of Rajasthan and is also a lover of peaceful sunsets, then a view from the fort is the best you can experience in this lifetime.

    After reading all this information about the culturally enriched Thar Heritage Museum, if you feel like getting an insight into the infamous Thar Desert. So, what are you waiting for, this is your chance of planning a trip to the city of Jaisalmer and visiting this historical Museum by booking Jaisalmer taxi services from Get Cab India which provides the best in class taxi service and serves your travel desire of exploring different places in Incredible India.


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