Rani Jhansi Museum
Museum / Gallery
At a distance of 3 km from Jhansi Junction, Rani Jhansi Museum is a museum located inside the Fort of Jhansi. It is one of the important museums in Jhansi and also among the must visit places in Jhansi.
Rani Jhansi Museum or Government Museum is not only gives an insight in to the history and heritage of Jhansi but also throws light on the history and culture of the Bundelkhand region. Dedicated to Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi, this museum has an exclusive gallery on Rani Laxmi Bai and is a unique attraction. This section consists of lots of her armoury items and photographs, depicting her life since childhood.
It is also an important source to know about the life and times of the Chandela rulers. The Jhansi Museum houses weapons, statues, dresses and photographs that belong to the Chandela dynasty. The museum also houses a separate picture gallery that is dedicated to Gupta Kings. In fact, the picture gallery of the Gupta period is one of the highlights of this museum. Apart from that, the museum also houses numerous terracotta structures, bronze statues, manuscripts, paintings and coins.
There is a separate gallery for weapons, which has an impressive collection of weaponry and arsenals used by Chandela Kings, Bundela rulers and the British. Some of the weapons used by Rani Lakshmi Bai and other fighters during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 are also kept here. There are paintings of many historical events & personalities in past history of India.
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM, Closed on Mondays & Second Saturdays
Entry Fee: Rs. 5 for Indians, Rs. 25 for foreigners & Rs. 20 for Camera