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Desert Culture Centre & Museum, Jaisalmer
(3.8/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Set up by a man named Mr Sharma, visit Desert Culture Centre & Museum to soak up the culture of Jaisalmer. Inside the modest museum is a vast display of artifacts and information about the desert area. There is a vast collection of paintings, coins, fossils and clay models that depict the history and mythology of the area. In the museum store you can choose from dvds, videos and books that provide a lot of information on Jaisalmer with a few that Mr Sharma himself has contributed. Check ahead for events as there are puppet shows there from time to time. A visit to Desert Culture Centre & Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jaisalmer trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Don't go out of your way to visit this place. The tired exhibits haven't been updated in years (decades?). Even so, they do provide pretty decent English descriptions of many historical, geological, a...  more »
  • I went to the museum last night to see the puppet show. They have one every night at 6:30pm. It was only 100rupees and I got there early, so I was able to look around the museum before the show. The m...  more »
  • Mr Sharma is a lovely man with great knowledge of the region. He is on a one man mission with his family to preserve the cultural heritage of the area. He is very interesting to talk to and is passion...  more »