Scindia Museum

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Scindia Museum information

Location
Gwalior , India
Prices
Indian/foreigner Rs30/200, camera/video Rs30/80
Opening hours
10am-5.30pm Thu-Tue
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This museum occupies some 35 rooms of the Scindias’ opulent Jai Vilas Palace, built by Maharaja Jayajirao in 1874 using prisoners from the Gwalior fort. The convicts were rewarded with the 12-year job of weaving the hall carpet, one of the largest in Asia.