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Desert Culture Centre & Museum

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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
+91 96000 17031
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I came here for the puppet show and the place gave me a lot more. After the show, which has cute... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Júlia M
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Superb!

A must visit to appreciate the dying talent of the puppeteers. Shows starts at 6:30 - 7:30 PM and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Avnish_India
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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here for the puppet show and the place gave me a lot more. After the show, which has cute and good music, the guy named Emet or similar, show us the entire museum and explain a lot of thing about Rajasthan and Hinduism....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit to appreciate the dying talent of the puppeteers. Shows starts at 6:30 - 7:30 PM and 7:30 - 8:30 PM.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a small museum with very good information about the culture and history of Rajasthan. All information are in English. The founder of the museum was there and was very helpful. If you read everything the visit will take an hour. It is worth...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place where u get to know about culture of jaisalmer. Puppet show is very good n entertaining..... Its not taking too much time. Kids n adults both enjoy the show.artists are very friendly n hardworking. Museum has one shop also from where u...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The puppet show is very good about an hour long..with commentary, music, songs. they show a total of 5-6 scenes with a moral behind every scene. The show is overall fun. The seating is comfortable. Tip - pls make sure to reach early and buy...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I really enjoyed the puppet show at the centre. It was entertaining and also informative at the same time. Both Children and adults will like it. The museum has shop also from where one can buy puppets, CDs, fridge magnets and other souvenirs. The visit...More

Thank Anuics8
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

A nice place where u get to know about the culture and history of Jaisalmer. Puppet show was good. Artists were very energetic. They caught my attention more than the puppet show :-D Must visit place

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A really wonderful and unique place. The live music was of incredible quality and with explanation in both English and Hindi. Its one man really trying to keep local culture alive and tell stories through an ancient medium. Well worth the money and great for...More

Thank andrewjamies0n
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Owner has many old things that show history of the area and the desert people. Worth the 200 rupees to see some very old and interesting things. Its down a small alleyway so you have to look for it. owner also has...More

Thank Vicki T
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Agreed that the puppet show is a dying are and the founder has spent fortune in building the facility and maintaining it. But on a whole there were around 5-6 shows and most of the time was consumed by the founder, who was speaking about...More

Thank PLAravind
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santanu87
14 November 2015|
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Response from Jagdish2149Mumbai | Reviewed this property |
Museum timings are almost from10:30 am to 17:00 hrs....not taking much time to see this museum....not more than 2 hrs....
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