Watson Museum Rajkot

 

About The Place: A pleasant day spent in the Jubilee Gardens is the ideal way to enhance ones body and mind. Nestled within nature’s bounty are the Watson Museum and the Lang Library. The museum is named after a British political agent, Colonel John Watson. Numbers of sections divided into the museums are manuscripts, textile, inscription, sculptures, coins, anthropology, folk embroidery and handicraft, musical instruments, woodwork, natural history and rocks and minerals., 13th-century temple statues, carvings, memorabilia of Colonial rulers, library paintings and the paintings donated by the neighboring rulers are the highlights of the museums. 

The collection houses paintings and artifacts donated by the various royal families, an extensive memorabilia of Colonial rule and influence with textiles and jewelry depicting Bharwads, Ahirs, Darbars and other indigenous people of the province. There is also an interesting collection of Indus Valley Civilization artifacts garnered from various sites around the Saurashtra region.

Visiting Hours

Every Wednesday & 2nd and 4th Saturday Museum will remian closed for visitors.

Location

Rajkot


How to get there

  • By Road By Road Rajkot is well connected by road to most of the major cities of Gujarat and other neighboring states.

  • By Train By Train Rajkot is a junction on the Western Railway Ahmedabad-Hapa broad gauge line.

  • By Air By Air Rajkot Airport is well connection with major cities in India

 

Registered Tour Operators

Tour Operators

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Tour Operators

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Registered Tourist Guides

Tourist Guide

Shailesh Bagda

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Tourist Guide

Salil J. Joshi

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Tourist Guide

Vishal B. Joshi

Phone 02812331262
Mobile 09978102800