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Jaisalmer War Museum

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Jaisalmer Jodhpur Highway, Jaisalmer, India
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Leave the place with pride

On the road from Bikaner to Jaisalmer, this place houses some of the history of the Indian Army... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bengaluru, India
Very Exciting place to visit

Enjoyed visit to very exciting place.The important place to visit, Good maintain, nicely exhibited... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“on display” (39 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jaisalmer Jodhpur Highway, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On the road from Bikaner to Jaisalmer, this place houses some of the history of the Indian Army. Stumbled upon it by chance and there are no regrets. There is a short film on the conflicts with Pakistan and some war trophies in the form...More

Thank PLAravind
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed visit to very exciting place.The important place to visit, Good maintain, nicely exhibited war equipments, we feel very proud by seeing and understanding the displayed articles. To buy momentos is good which are at reasonable rates and qualitative. enjoyed place.

Thank Dhruv_Touristor
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having overtaken what felt like half the Indian Army on the road to Jaisalmer we had an incentive to learn more about the military. The museum has two main pavilions covering the history of the army as well as the many incidents with Pakistan. Displays...More

Thank traveltimeCanberra
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is around 12km from Jaisalmer city. It is operated by Indian Army. Has collection of Indian tank, fighter plane and weaponry. Also showcases captured Pakistani tank and weapons. There are 2 museum halls each showing different weapons. Posters with war details and memories....More

Thank Rajanish T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit place for all indians to see a page from the 1971 war diaries. Its all done from local resources, so hats off to the people who made it possible. Must visit for all patriots who wanna see the emotions of the 1971 war...More

Thank Ananda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit place. This is right on the highway. This is dedicated to the Indo-Pak wars happened in 1965, 71 and then Kargil war. They also show a short movie, and you can also see captured Pakistani tanks and other vehicles. You...More

Thank Mohit S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum is very near to Jaisalmer town. Its a small green oasis in the desert. It shows a movie about our martyrs in battle of 1972. There is a small store with memoirs. A little snack house served great pakoras

Thank Anubhuti V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must visit this place. THere is a short film about the 64 and 71 war and there are lot of tanks and planes on display (both indian and captured pakistani). Tons of details about the indian army and various regiments involved in conflicts in that...More

Thank Rajneesh A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not seen many army museums. I was not sure what to expect but was overwhelmed by what I saw. The place is about 8 km from Jaisalmer town. One needs to buy entry ticket. There is guide available if we make payment of...More

Thank Samjo24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Around 10 kms prior to Jaisalmer on the Jaisalmer – Jodhpur Highway, is the ‘Jaisalmer War Museum’. This museum highlights the bravery, extraordinary courage and valour of the war heroes especially from the state of Rajasthan. It traces various milestones of Indian Armed Forces. Major...More

Thank priyam a
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Request you all to review my itenarary. 1. Reach Jaisalmer at 0600 by train. 2. Get fresh, have breakfast and leave the guest house by 0800. 3. Visit the Jain temple 4. Visit the Sonar Killa (Fort) at 0900. Go for audio tour. visit the palaces inside the fort( can you please name the palaces inside the fort?) End the visit till 1300. ....4 hours sufficient???? 5. Have lunch and Leave for Desert Safari at 1400 6. Night in the desert 7. Next day arrive back in the morning at 1100. Get ready, have lunch and out for rest of the sightseeing by1300 8. Take auto and go to the war museum and back by 1530. (2.5 hrs sufficient for the to and fro journey and the museum visit?????) 9. visit patwon ki haveli and salim singh haveli by 1730. 10. Go to Gadisar lake at sunset time (i think this is not a sunset point, but read the reviews that this is good place to visit in the evenings) 11. Go to desert cultural museum and attend the puppet show at 1900. 12. Walk in the markets and End the day with dinner at 2200. 13. Take the train for Bikaner at 2300. a. Is it worth going to the Desert national park if i am already spending 1 night in desert safari? b. Read from reviews here that salim singh haveli and nathmalji ki haveli are average places and can be skipped. Is it correct? c. Can Bada baug be accommodated anywhere in the itinerary or it is worth a skip? Since, i dont have family and ladies along with me in this trip, i believe i wont waste time in the movement, local transport, eating joints and getting ready. Please advice
5 February 2017|
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Response from asocrates | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like an excellent plan. I haven't been to patwon ki haveli and salim singh haveli so can't comment about that but the Jaisalmer fort, war museum and desert safari are all worth visiting.
Pradeep G
2 February 2017|
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Response from pras15 | Reviewed this property |
9 to 5 are the timings with lunch break between 1 to 2
Pradeep G
2 February 2017|
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Response from RitikaPrasad | Reviewed this property |
From 10 AM till 5 PM