The Watson Museum is situated in the Jubilee Garden of Rajkot, in the heart of the city. This museum was established in 1888 and is dedicated to Colonel James Watson, who was a political agent of Saurashtra. This museum is regarded amongst the 7 finest museums located across the Saurashtra region. houses a huge collection of ancient and traditional artefacts, also exhibiting the cultural heritage of Saurashtra. Main exhibits displayed here include 13th century carvings, tribal costumes, temple statues, silverwares, ancient coins and other objects from the colonial period. Its major attraction is a huge marble statue of Queen Victoria. The museum also possesses a large number of artefacts from the Indus Valley, Harappan Civilization and the period of Mohenjodaro. It is also known for its rare collection of books that provides a glimpse of the socio-cultural aspects and traditions of Saurashtra. Main sections on display in this museum are sculptures, paintings and manuscripts, textiles, inscriptions, coins, anthropology, folk embroidery, handicraft, musical instruments, wood work, natural history, and rocks and minerals.
Jubilee Garden, Rajkot, Gujarat 360001, India
7 Nights / 8 Days