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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli (Anokhi Haveli) | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
+91 141 253 0226
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A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block printing. Housed in a restored UNSECO award winning 400 year old building - well kept displays, good information, friendly staff, a printing & wood block carving craftsman demonstrating on site, clean toilets, an excellent small (fixed price) museum shop, & a cafe serving fresh organic coffee. A quiet haven - 10 min walk through the quaint old town of Amber. Please ensure that you have been taken to the correct location. We do not pay commission; some drivers or guides may try to take you elsewhere. Entry Price: rs.30 per adult | rs.15 for children below 12yrs | rs.20 for students | camera entry rs.50 | video camera entry rs.150
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Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli (Anokhi Haveli) | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anokhi Museum of hand painting is located in pink city. this Museum has Anokha collection. Good experience

Thank Paridhi7392
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very interesting the history and tradition of the artistic work. There are even practical demonstrations of the work too.

Thank KB13_2016
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The restored haveli mansion that the museum is housed in is about worth a visit on its own. On a 110 degree day outside it was remarkable how cool the interior of the haveli was due to the think cement walls and strategically placed windows....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in Amer. Happy to have visited this museum. Everything was so clearly explained and the demonstrations of making the blocks and printing on fabric are a big plus on the total experience! Also contemporary art is showed, making this traditional craft very...More

Thank Rien R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I would highly recommend a trip to this beautifully restored haveli where you can watch a true craftsman carve a wooden block before observing the printer use a series of blocks to make a multi coloured pattern.

Thank patgoodyear1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I love textiles, especially floral prints and paisleys. A daytrip to Saganer to see the block print artisans would have been thrilling for me but not for my son or parents. The Anokhi Museum, housed in a heritage building near the Amer Fort, was a...More

1  Thank Gigis_mum
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Loved our visit here and spent over an hour exploring all this heritage haveli has to offer. The haveli itself is beautiful and has been restored with traditional methods which are explained within the museum. It is remarkably cool in comparison to the outdoor heat....More

Thank frostygb
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Anokhi Museum of hand printing is good place for art lover. this is also a nice gifts shop. Their collection of printing is fabulous.

Thank Nikhil192
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We hired a car and driver and went there on a much looked forward to visit...only to find that, despite the information they posted on their web site, it was most definitely closed! No one was there to explain why. Sadly we did not have...More

1  Thank quilterdawn1
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you love textiles, then you really must visit this museum to understand the fascinating history and artisanal processes behind India's textile industry. Great gift shop too, should you wish to buy...

Thank Candid_Canuck
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KWSNorthport
We are visiting in March 2017. Is there an entrance fee for the museum? Do they provide demonstrations?
12 February 2017|
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Response from SDhruvi | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an entrance fee and they provide a demonstration. The visitors have an opportunity to try their hand at block printing.
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ShilpaVora
hi, I just read that in your answer dated 2015 that the workshop is closed. is it now functioning? we are visiting soon and would love to explore this place.
22 October 2016|
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Response from claus0161 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to call them before visiting. I am not sure if the workshop is at appointment only or only during tourist season.
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VanaG9
Hi where in Jaipur can I buy the blocks used for hand printing? Would appreciate a response... Thanks
21 December 2015|
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Response from Roxysart | Reviewed this property |
I got some small blocks from the jaipur city palace shop
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