Prachina Museum Bikaner
PRACHINA Bikaner Cultural Center and Museum was established by Siddhi Kumari daughter of Late Maharaja Narendra Singhji of Bikaner in 2000, at the beginning of the new millennium with a vision to preserve Bikaner's rich cultural diversity and to showcase monolithic identity of Bikaner in form of a Museum. Siddhi Kumari's endavour is in line with the Bikaner Royal Family's rich and glorious tradition of establishing institutions for public benifits
Attractions of the Prachina Musuem
Prachina Museum is a beautiful craft museum. The museum is a great place for artists as it provides them the platform to showcase their talent. On visiting the museum, you will also get to see the wide variety of items like cut glass decorations, European wine glasses, crockery, cutlery and various other items. These items will provide you a close look of the artifacts of the region. Moreover, the beauty of these items will also make you wonder about the excellent skills of craftsmen of that era.
The ancient courtly culture prevalent in the museum will also make you aware about the royal lifestyle of Rajasthan. The rich culture of Bikaner is also reflected from the various items displayed in the museum. The Prachina Museum also displays products like carved wooden furniture, ethnic carpets and jail rugs. A visit to the Prachina Museum will surely be a great experience. There are a number of tour operators that offer packaged tour to this museum. You can choose any of the tours according to your preference. However, before selecting a tour operator you must make sure that it has a certain level of expertise and experience to deliver a comfortable tour.
How to Reach Prachina Musuem
By Road – Bikaner is well connected by road
to all the major cities of north India like Delhi (458km), Jaipur (354 km), Jodhpur (235 km) and Jaisalmer (333 km).There are regular govt and private bus services that operate for all major cities.
By Train – Bikaner railway station connected to Delhi, Calcutta, Agra, Jaipur, Allahabad very well. The gorgeous ‘Palace on wheels’ also covers Bikaner in its eight-day tour of Rajasthan.
By Air – The nearest airport to Bikaner is Jodhpur Airport at a distance of 235 km.