Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, Jaipur

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Drop into Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing to learn about the rich history of the block printing practice in India. You’ll find the museum housed in a beautifully restored haveli (mansion). Wander around the museum to see displays documenting the art of hand-printing, old traditions, contemporary designs, tools, and other related objects. Have a go at printing your own design on a handkerchief. Finish off your visit in the gift shop, which sells beautiful pieces made by local artisans, who are encouraged to come and visit the museum to see their work on display. To explore the museum fully you’ll need to climb numerous flights of stairs. With our online itinerary creator, Jaipur attractions like Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The museum is next to the Amber Fort and well worth seeing when you visit the fort. There are demonstrations of printing and woodworking being undertaken by the craftsmen at the museum. The variety.....  more »
  • I was not impressed with the idea to visit a hand printing museum but I changed my mind. Put into a very interesting building (mind your head) it gives an interesting insight into a nearly lost...  more »
  • A lovely museum holding beautiful exhibits of textiles and the techniques used to make them. Definitely worth a visit for what I remember to be a very reasonable price. Sits very closely to Amber...  more »
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  • Find the museum housed in a beautifully restored haveli (mansion). Wander around the museum to see displays documenting the art of hand-printing, old traditions, contemporary designs, tools, and other related objects. Have a go at printing your own design on a handkerchief. Finish off your visit in the gift shop, which sells beautiful pieces made by local artisans, who are encouraged to come and visit the museum to see their work on display. To explore the museum fully you’ll need to climb numerous flights of stairs.
  • This museum is a must visit for all the craft & block print lovers. Anokhi Museum houses the world's best block painting garments and is a cultural endeavor of Anokhi clothing brand. This museum exhibits the oldest art form of Rajasthani art at its very best. Detailed explanation about every cloth is mentioned along with the quality of fabric and various other details.
  • A beautifully renovated building, lovingly restored with great attention to detail by local artisans and craftsmen. A great Collection of hand block printing. A very tranquil place to visit. I highly recommend .
  • Highly recommend visiting this museum. Close to the Amber Fort and a small step well, it's housed in a restored haveli and has wonderful hand block printed textiles and garments on display and offers the opportunity to try the craft.
  • For Indians and foreigners alike, a place to appreciate one of the true art forms of India i.e. Block Printing. You will find the rich heritage spread across a number of states all under one roof. Anokhi has done something remarkable by preserving the art form in its original self, giving employment to the artisans, teaching people like us to applaud Indian craftsmanship in its true spirit. A must visit for a remarkable experience and a dive into the history of block Printing clothing of how it all started, grew to where it is today, with the renowned brand Anokhi.

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