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Watson Museum

Watson Museum and Library, Rajkot is a famous museum in Rajkot.This museum is a major Tourist Attraction in Rajkot.Watson Museum and Library in Rajkot is located in the Jubilee Gardens in Rajkot.The Watson Museum and Library were opened to the public in the year 1888 and commemorates Colonel James Watson,who was Saurashtras political agent from year 1886-89.The entrance of the Watson Museum and Library are well decorated and attractive.The two majestic lions statues stand on both the sides of the entrance of the museum.Watson museum is also used as a library.The exhibits put up in the Watson Museum and Library of Rajkot includes copies of artifacts from Mohenjodaro,Natural history exhibits, 13th-century Carvings, Temple statues and Costumes and Design of the houses of the local tribal people.The Watson Museum and Library in Gujarat also houses an excellent collection of traditional, archaeological items and coins.A major attraction of the Watson Museum is the huge marble statue of Queen Victoria seated on the throne and this attracts a huge number of tourists.Apart from the museums in Rajkot there are several other museums spread all over Gujarat.Rajkot in Gujarat is a place marked for the famous museums present.The Rajkot Museums are noted for their ancient and rich collection. The museums in Rajkot are maintained and taken care by the government of the state.The state of Gujarat has a special department set which is in charge of taking proper care of the museums and popularize the museums to the people worldwide.The pieces exhibited in the museum is categorized on several basis such as Art, Science and Archaeology. All the museums of Rajkot are under the administration of the administrative unit which operates from the Museum and picture Gallery in Baroda in Gujarat.The museum is located at Jubilee Gardens in Rajkot.