Bookmark
Login [miniorange_social_login]

No account yet? Register

Watson Museum is an anitque museum, which has collections of precious objects from the princely State of Rajkot founded by the Jadeja Rajputs.

It holds invaluable articles, artifacts, photographs, a reference library and the museum’s publication are sold through a counter.

It was named in fond memory of Colonel John Watson in 1888 who was a British political agent of Kathiawar Agency from 1881 to 1889. He was fond of history and archaeology and used to collect information on Rajkot. Most of his collections and other artifacts are preserved here.

It also exhibits copies of artifacts from Mohenjodaro, natural history, 13th century carvings, temple statues, costumes and design of the houses of the local tribal people.

Popularity Rating

Parking Difficulty : Mild
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 1-2 Hours
Open Timings : 10.00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Refreshments
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Rajkot Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Rajkot Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH25/NH121
Nearest Landmark : Jawahar Road/Opp BSNL

Bookmark
Login [miniorange_social_login]

No account yet? Register

Visited this place ? Your review will be helpful !

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *