Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History
Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan's historical city famous for an important project Tiger site in Ranthambore. It is intended to be the Western Region's fourth Regional Museum of Natural History in Sawai Madhopur. The Museum is located in Ramsinghpura Village, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India. It is spread across 7.2 acres of land. Ramsinghpura is about 9 kilometers from Sawai Madhopur. This museum was designed to highlight the natural heritage, plants, and animals of the country's western region, as well as to serve as a resource centre for the general public and children/students in particular. The combination of the RG RMNH, Ranthambore National Park, and cultural heritage hubs such as Shilpgram and Ranthambore Fort has elevated Sawai Madhopur to the top of the country's heritage attractions list.
The Ranthambore Museum's first gallery, "Biodiversity of Rajasthan" or "Forests and Wildlife of Rajasthan," has opened. It depicts Rajasthan's diversity in terms of plants, animals, wildlife, and forests. The gallery features digitally mounted panels, interactive exhibits, and photographic depictions of wildlife, as well as important dioramas on various themes highlighting human interaction with nature in his/her efforts to conserve nature and natural resources. It also has a diorama of the Bishnoi community, who are well-known for sacrificing their lives to save trees. Gallery 2: Biomes & Ecosystems is another gallery that will be added in the future. Desert is the third gallery. Ecology (Nature's Network) and conservation are featured in Gallery 4. Gallery 5: Life's Origin and Evolution. Other resources include an auditorium, a library, and khojkaksh (Discovery Room).
The museum, which is spread across 7.2 acres of land, is tastefully designed and aims to raise awareness of the diversity of life on Earth. The three-story museum will display the flora, fauna, mineral wealth, and geology of India's western and western arid regions. As of now, only the ground floor is open, with a well-designed exhibition on Ranthambore's wildlife and the famous Ranthambore Fort. The main draws are the effigy of a Tiger/Leopard/Black Buck/Sambhar Deer/Spotted Deer, among others. Other attractions include a live village scene and a prominent portrait of Ranthambore Fort. Visitors can also see live pottery and painting making at the museum's pottery stall and art gallery. These items are also available for purchase.
Visitor timing - 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM. Museum remains closed on Monday & National holidays.
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