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Desert Culture Centre & Museum

Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Nice Puppet Show

Museum is not so far from the main city. they are entrance charge also. which is not not high just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jitendra g
Vapi, India
Most missed out thing in Jaisalmer

I always prefer for low budget tourism. There is no meaning to spend so much where it can be... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Average9%
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“mr sharma” (15 reviews)
“puppet shows” (12 reviews)
“dying art” (4 reviews)
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Gadi Sagar Road, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is not so far from the main city. they are entrance charge also. which is not not high just rs 100. we like the puppet show here and the local culture as well.

Thank jitendra g
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I always prefer for low budget tourism. There is no meaning to spend so much where it can be managed in such a less amount of money. It is in 5 mins walking distance from airforce circle. It charges 100 for the show. As per...More

Thank ddebbguha
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Attended the puppet show with the kids, which was truly entertaining even for adults accompanied by fabulous musicians and puppet master. The crew involved the kids in the play and presented all story introductions in English. However before the show we were provided with a...More

Thank Sabine W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This museum is opposite to the Gadsisar Lake. It is operated by Prof Sharma and his team. Salute to the efforts put in and the energy of this old man in operating the cultural center. The center conducts 2 puppet shows in the evening. It...More

Thank shonilbakare
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Visited this place based on recommendation from a friend. Saw the puppet show and was incredibly impressed and the museum was very well maintained. Highly recommended for a great cultural experience.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We went to watch the puppet show which was very entertaining, but what I enjoyed most was getting to look at the exhibits afterwards and chat to the owner Mr Sharma. He was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history and heritage of the area....More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 28 February 2017

its bang opposite Gadi sagar laeka nd runs puppet show each evening. Mr. Sharam himswelf runs it even at the age of 80,, So authentic and charming place gives first hand feeling of local culture and history... Sure to visit .. Hats off to Mr....More

Thank harshit301
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this place today. The puppet show was really amazing. My husband saw a puppet show for the first time and thoroughly enjoyed it. Mr Sharma is doing a really great job by trying to keep this dying art alive. The museum also has...More

Thank Namrata D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a small but professional operation preserving traditional Rajasthani puppetry (Kathputli). Contrary to what I heard before going, this style of puppetry is not just for children. As an adult, I found the performance UTTERLY DELIGHTFUL. You see a variety of different acts with...More

Thank time2emit
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Desert museum is known for the best puppet show in Jaisalmer, actively running by Sharma Ji. Allows us to see the puppets show and handle them in our hands.

Thank Himanshu G
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What is the timing of the museum.
14 November 2015|
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Response from Jagdish2149Mumbai | Reviewed this property |
Museum timings are almost from10:30 am to 17:00 hrs....not taking much time to see this museum....not more than 2 hrs....