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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

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Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
+91 141 253 0226
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Visit to Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing Including Thaali Lunch at 1135 AD Jaipur
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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.80 per adult | rs.50 concession | rs.25 for students and children | video camera entry additional rs.100
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“wooden block” (10 reviews)
“block print” (17 reviews)
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Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
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+91 141 253 0226
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"gift shop"
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"wooden block"
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"block print"
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"restored building"
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"beautiful examples"
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"amber fort"
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"hand painting"
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"art form"
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"no tipping"
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"on display"
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"great collection"
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"well worth the visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"haveli"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our girls aged 4 and 7 here after going to Amber Fort. The museum is situated in a 400 year old building which is beautiful in itself. The museum was very quiet and incredibly cheap with no one hassling us or with any...More

Thank Naomi W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visit only if you are interested in paintings, enjoyed the hand block painting. it was something new for me and my friends and we had fun doing so.

Thank woodk8719
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the drive way to Amber fort, this museum is housed in an old Haveli. Entry is by ticket. No eatables are allowed. Smoking is Not allowed. On all three floors of this building you will find unique textile designs displayed on mannequins. On the...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best museums I have visited in India. It is well laid out in a beautiful cool haveli and has just the right amount of information and history. It’s a fascinating look into the craft textile history and block printing of...More

1  Thank Chellis U
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I had no real interest in this topic but this museum captivated me with its beautiful examples of hand printing and wonderfully enlightening exhibit texts. I know a good exhibit when I see one. I spent 33 years as a National Park Service Ranger doing...More

Thank moreinhart
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

even you dont love textiles, you'll learn so much about them here that you'll definitely fall in love with block print. i like textiles but for my husband this was a first. ever since were back from the museums , he looks at all the...More

Thank Pulkita P
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

its in shadow of amber fort having good textile hand printing collection awesome to have look and enjoy wid frnds

Thank BHUPENDRA s
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This introduction to block printing, block creating over time is quite interesting. Well worth the visit if you are interesting in textiles

Thank bromewood
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Lovely restored building with interesting museum on local handblock printing, all in the shadow of the Amber Palace.Great little cafe outside, really nice chai masala and home made biscuits.

Thank JMH252
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely museum. My friend suggested me this place and it was just wonderful experience to visited here. It is a museum related to textile and block printing. Building also very beautiful.

Thank shanupce137
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KWSNorthport
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
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
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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