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Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

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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...more
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Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
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All reviews gift shop block print restored building beautiful examples amber fort hand painting no tipping on display great collection well worth the visit entrance fee haveli fabric textiles demonstration techniques art
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is located in small renovated charming Haveli close to the Amber fort. Here one can witness the local artisans use block printing techniques to create intricate and colorful designs on the cloth. The museum also has a gift shop...More

Thank Mukta2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this small museum that showcases block-printing techniques. It is run by Anokhi, which is a wonderful company that makes clothing popular with Westerners, that is trying to preserve the old block-printing methods and dyes. The museum explains the process of printing the...More

Thank mnptrip
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was among my favorite stops during my monthlong tour of northern India, thanks to artisans demonstrating their craft, as well as detailed explanations of the history and techniques of hand blocked fabric printing in Rajasthan.

Thank nicabol
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As above well worth the visit if interested in textile design Wonderful explanation and examples of early block print design.

Thank foxyloxyied
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing located in the ancient pink 'Chanwar Palkiwalon ki Haveli' also known as Anokhi Haveli. The foundation takes cares of the talent and skills of the artisans and provides good employment opportunities. It also works on reviving the age old tradition...More

Thank RonishBaxter
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This lovely museum is at the end of Amber village, so it’s ideal to visit after the Amber Fort. It’s in a beautifully restored haveli which is part of the old town wall; it has a small café in the front courtyard and is a...More

Thank LAAD_Scotland
Reviewed 22 October 2018

There are a lot of old textile with hand printed which are display in the museum and also they showed the process of hand printed.

Thank PanisaPK
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We visited this beautiful block printing museum and had a wonderful experience and learnt about the ancient block printing techniques which is still used by the artisans. We got some hands on training with block prinitng, using different natural colours/dyes and also saw how the...More

Thank Pushpa1969
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Thanks to those responsible for providing this wonderful space to explore the art of block printing. The restored Haveli is beautiful & textiles on display stunning. Wonderful to see this craft alive and well.

Thank NettyRae
Reviewed 23 September 2018

It is a rare opportunity to witness live creations in a Museum . You can witness how beautiful Textiles were created by hand printing , a specialty of Jaipur . You can even design and make a print fabric of your choice with your own...More

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KWSNorthport
12 February 2017|
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Response from Daizieb | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is an entrance fee , I cannot remember exactly how much but not a lot. There are demonstrations of the block carving and printing, if you are interested in doing a print workshop I would recommend emailing them... More
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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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