Jaisalmer War Museum
Jaisalmer War Museum
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  • Yuvraj Kakade
    Talegaon, India81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Patriotic place, Indian Army Museum.
    Highly recommended to visit. Jaisalmer war museum is located just before the Jaisalmer city. The meuseum is about Indian Army and Longewala war. They have a display of War tanks, trucks and Pakistani tanks captured by Indian army in 1965 war. It has a entry ticket for adults and free for children's upto 12 years. Those who are not able to visit the Longewala border museum can visit this place. There is also a souvenir shop which has wine glasses, clocks, mugd, hoodies etc. Feels patriotic and proud of the Indian Army.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 November 2023
  • HrishiS
    Sangli, India96 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience for Kids
    The War Museum is newish and is much nicer compared to the Longewala Memorial. We went in the evening and did the museum plus the audio visual tour. The Audio Visual is a must, no point in doing just the museum. Then since it was 6pm we decided to do the Sound and Light Show. Luckily we got 2 tickets (No tickets for kids under 12). The Sound and Light show is about the 71 war at the Longewala post which is also depicted in the movie Border. It is a must do especially if you have kids.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 November 2023
  • Mousumi Roy
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    "Journey Through Time: Exploring the Rich History of Jaisalmer war museum"
    The Jaisalmer War Museum showcases an impressive collection of military artifacts, equipment, and displays offering insights into India's military history. Highlights include vintage military vehicles, weapons, and informative exhibits narrating tales of valor. The outdoor displays, including tanks and aircraft, contribute to an engaging experience for visitors interested in military history - Guide India Tour
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 December 2023
  • Devarajan612
    Bengaluru, India111 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit place just on the outskirts of Jaisalmer
    A must visit place just on the outskirts of Jaisalmer, it's easy to spot as one approaches Jaisalmer. The museum has a lot of exhibits on the army's wars and engagements in the western border. There's also an AV show for 15 mins on Indian army.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 January 2024
  • Ravi
    Thane, India103 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    War Museum, tanks, fighter plane , shopping, very clean, good restaurant
    War Museum, tanks, fighter plane , shopping, very clean, good restaurant. Don't forget to shop at reasonable rates. Food is good in restaurant. Take photos with tanks, plane. Know war history.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 March 2024
  • Sandy_JSR
    Jamshedpur, India2,044 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well Maintained War Museum
    Set up by the Indian Army, the historical Jaisalmer war museum is situated at the entry point of Jaisalmer city. The museum displays the evolution of the Indian Army and its inspiring contribution to the Nation and pays tribute to the brave soldiers. The museum displays well-curated war exhibits like tank and fighter planes. One can take photo with the background of these exhibits. There is café available at site that sells cold drinks, Maggie etc. The entire complex is well maintained. Overall it was proud moment to visit the War museum.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 May 2024
  • Trail53662139304
    Bhopal District, India17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jaisalmer War Museum describes the history of Indian Army
    We visited the war Museum, tanks, fighter plane, we took a lot of selfies and photograph. The area is very clean and well maintained, It is associated with lot of history which is reflecting the Tanks, Fighter Plane. Don't forget to shop at reasonable rates. Food is good in restaurant. Felt very proud to visit this place.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 May 2024
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Trail53662139304
Bhopal District, India17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We visited the war Museum, tanks, fighter plane, we took a lot of selfies and photograph. The area is very clean and well maintained, It is associated with lot of history which is reflecting the Tanks, Fighter Plane. Don't forget to shop at reasonable rates. Food is good in restaurant. Felt very proud to visit this place.
Written 30 May 2024
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Sandy_JSR
Jamshedpur, India2,044 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Set up by the Indian Army, the historical Jaisalmer war museum is situated at the entry point of Jaisalmer city. The museum displays the evolution of the Indian Army and its inspiring contribution to the Nation and pays tribute to the brave soldiers. The museum displays well-curated war exhibits like tank and fighter planes. One can take photo with the background of these exhibits. There is café available at site that sells cold drinks, Maggie etc. The entire complex is well maintained. Overall it was proud moment to visit the War museum.
Written 18 May 2024
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Ravi
Thane, India103 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
War Museum, tanks, fighter plane , shopping, very clean, good restaurant. Don't forget to shop at reasonable rates. Food is good in restaurant. Take photos with tanks, plane. Know war history.
Written 24 March 2024
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Dr Manoj Swaminathan
Mumbai, India212 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Don't miss the light and sound show in the evening. This place is highly underrated. You can easily spend 2-3 hours over here. You can click photos but video recording is prohibited.
Written 16 March 2024
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dr. Jijit
Kozhikode, India30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Beautiful place with visit once in life time experience. Will hav a different feeling when you are here.can click photos
Written 12 March 2024
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Amelie9626
Cape Town, South Africa1,615 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
It takes about 20 minutes to reach the War Museum from Jaisalmer City. It's about 14 kilometers away from the fort.

The War Museum is actually run by the army, so it has run with military precision and cleanliness. They don't allow you to bring any bags in, only your wallet or your mobile or your handbag can be carried in. And it must be inspected. Ex servicemen don't need to pay their entry fees and children below 10 are free as well.

The War Museum is on a flat ground and is wheelchair accessible. There is a whole lot of rooms and to see and produce. We didn't have time for the audio visual room, so we couldn't see that. It's great for a lot of photography, and there's lot of Instagramable photos that you can take there.

I especially like the room where they had the history of the Indian Army, starting right from Chanakya and up until now. One of the eye opening things for me was that India actually sent more than 1 million soldiers to fight for the British in the World War One. I never really knew that the number was so high.

You will definitely come away from the museum having learnt a lot more.

They have a wonderful souvenir shop with fixed prices and great qualities, which I would highly encourage you to patronize. They only take cards at the museum. Cash is not allowed. So please plan accordingly. The one recommendation I would give them is, as they don't allow you to bring in bags, anything that you purchase at the museum is very difficult to carry around, because the museum doesn't give you bags as well. So you have to really carry each item in your hand, which is very inconvenient, and they should look into this.

There is a small ice cream shop at the front. I'm not sure if there is another snack shop that visitors can buy from.
Written 29 February 2024
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Rahul Habbu
Mumbai, India116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Visiting the Jaisalmer War Museum was a profoundly moving and insightful experience. The museum, located near the Jaisalmer Fort, offers a poignant tribute to the sacrifices of Indian armed forces.

The well-curated exhibits vividly narrate the historical events, showcasing the valiant efforts of our soldiers during various wars, including the Indo-Pak conflicts. The display of military equipment, weaponry, and uniforms provides a tangible connection to the challenges faced by our armed forces.

The outdoor exhibits, featuring tanks, aircraft, and artillery used in the wars, create a powerful visual impact. The stories of individual soldiers, documented through photographs and personal artifacts, add a human touch, emphasizing the personal sacrifices made for the nation.

The museum's design and layout contribute to an engaging and educational experience. Informative plaques and audio-visual presentations offer context and depth to the historical significance of the wars and battles.

The expansive grounds, with well-maintained gardens and pathways, create a contemplative atmosphere. The panoramic view of the Jaisalmer Fort from the museum adds to the overall charm and historical context.

In conclusion, the Jaisalmer War Museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in India's military history. It serves as a solemn reminder of the valor of our armed forces and provides a respectful space for reflection and gratitude.
Written 31 January 2024
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Devarajan612
Bengaluru, India111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A must visit place just on the outskirts of Jaisalmer, it's easy to spot as one approaches Jaisalmer. The museum has a lot of exhibits on the army's wars and engagements in the western border. There's also an AV show for 15 mins on Indian army.
Written 3 January 2024
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Mousumi Roy
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The Jaisalmer War Museum showcases an impressive collection of military artifacts, equipment, and displays offering insights into India's military history. Highlights include vintage military vehicles, weapons, and informative exhibits narrating tales of valor. The outdoor displays, including tanks and aircraft, contribute to an engaging experience for visitors interested in military history - Guide India Tour
Written 30 December 2023
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SandyWest
Bengaluru, India387 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
An excellent experience indeed!!!!
An invigorating feeling and a proud moment being at this place and getting to know first hand the valor of our soldiers.
A beautifully curated museum depicts the heroics of our defence forces graphically and the climax is the laser show that heightened the experience to a patriotic zenith.
Written 17 December 2023
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