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Desert Culture Centre & Museum, Jaisalmer

(3.9/5 based on 100+ 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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  • This Culture centre and museum has a wide collection of traditional instruments,medieval coins and ethnic artefacts.This museum also consists of rare fossils,ancient scriptures and royal age coins.Mus...  more »
  • Close to the fort , this one is run by the locals , the entire show lasts for about an hour and a half and has some local folklore and story telling sessions interspersed with local music and puppet s...  more »
  • It's must thing to do when visiting Jaiselmer. There are two shows in the evening daily - 1 hour each. Puppet, folksongs, stories etc.