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Govt. Museum, Kota

Kota Government Museum is located in the Brijvilas Palace near the Kishore Sagar in the state of Rajasthan.The Museum is open from 10.00 to 5 PM and the entrance fee is Rs.2/-.It is closed on every Friday and Government holidays.Inside the museum photography is prohibited but there is a provision of receiving permission from the Director of Archaeology and Museums, Jaipur.The museum portrays the rich cultural heritage of the state.Kota occupies an eminent place in the history, as it was apart of the Rajput kingdom of Bundi, which was later declared an independent state in the year 1624, when Jehangir, the Mughal emperor defeated its rulers.The rich cultural heritage of the city is reflected through its magnificent architectural wonders like the beautiful temples, museums and palaces.Tourist from far off places come to the city to view some of the most popular places like the Rao Madho Singh Museum, Chambal Gardens, Jagmandir Palace, City Fort and Palace Haveli of Deaji and many more.Kota is the commercial capital of the state of Rajasthan. The city is gifted with abundant natural beauty including waterfalls, sand dunes, palaces and forts. Kota Government Museum in Kota has an exceptional collection reminding us of the bygone era. The wonderful collection comprises of sculptures rare coins and manuscripts, selection of Hadoti sculpture.Among all the exhibits in the museum the sculpture brought from Baroli is the most remarkable item on display.The beautiful statue is exquisitely carved and is important because of its historical importance.