The Thar Heritage Museum, Jaisalmer

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  • Mr Khatri is doing a fine and commendable job. Not just the museum but the way he explains everything in such detail wants you to keep listening to him....its a one man’s show and he is taking so much...  more »
  • We were exploring the local market and saw a sign directing us to the Thar Heritage Museum. Feeling curious, we went inside and a young man telephoned the owner. Laxmi arrived and gave us a sensationa...  more »
  • While you are walking through the narrow streets of the main market of Jaisalmer, you can find a banner of "Thar heritage Museum". It's not a big place, neither any directions which can lead you there...  more »
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  • Beautiful, cool and authentic little collection of artifacts and Thar history. Worth the entrance for the tour, the owner is amazing and it felt very personal. He has a collection and shows it off as a hobby, and also has a shop nearby. Very nice and highly recommended :)
  • Though it is a small place with 100/- charge per head you will get detailed explanation of all the local antique stuff kept in this museum. Pretty amazing!
  • The museum is located very close to the fort and fills the gaps in the other museums of the city. Unlike the palace museum which mostly focuses on the royalty and the grandeur, this small but highly informative museum presents the local history of the region. Each object had its own history, function, and collection story. Narayan ji was very nice and told us many wonderful stories.
  • This is such a gem of Jaisalmer that should definitely be visited. It's crammed full of items found in or around the city, all procured by the owner and curator Laxmi Khatri. We were lucky enough to get a private guided tour by him after visiting his nearby shop Desert Handicrafts Emporium, which is a great place to get authentic Rajasthani gifts
  • Excellent, small and authentic museum on life in the Thar desert run by a local shopkeeper, who has studied and is an author in local history. Exhibits I have not seen in other museums. Well worth a visit. If the door is closed, backtrack to the shopping street and ask on the embroidery shop to the left, the owner is there.
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