Explore royal treasures at the Ganga Government Museum in Bikaner with Indian Horizons. Also known as the Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, the Ganga Government Museum in Bikaner enraptures you with regal charm that takes you back in time.
Initially the museum was established in a red sandstone building near the Lalgarh Palace by Maharaja Ganga Singhji to celebrate his golden jubilee reign in Bikaner. Later Maharaja Karni Singhji constructed a larger building and the Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum was shifted to it in the year 1954.
Dignitaries from England attended the inaugural function that marked the establishment of the Ganga Government Museum in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. In fact the then Governor general of India, Lord Linlithgow did the honors.
See hunting trophies, archaeological evidences of civilization having flourished in Bikaner in between 320 A.D. to 1200 A.D. and other interesting exhibits.
The first floor of the Ganga Government Museum in Bikaner is adorned with life size portraits of the Maharajas of Bikaner and several English personages of significance. See artifacts and crafts made of wood, metal and glass on display on the second floor of the Ganga Government Museum in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India.
See attractive gilded golf leaf paintings on camel hides, crafts made by Usta craftsmen, enchanting glasswork and more, as you enjoy a fascinating rendezvous with royal Bikaner on your tours to the Ganga Government Museum.
Find out more on tours to Bikaner tourist attractions by visiting the web links mentioned below:
Bhandasar Jain Temple
Ganga Government Museum
Shiv Bari Temple
Camel Breeding Farm
Excursions From Bikaner