The Royal, Heritage, Adivasi, Toran and Tridev Museum is located inside the Rajvant Palace in Rajpipla, Narmada District, Gujarat. The museum showcases the history of the Gohil Dynasty through its personal and ancestral collections. The artefacts on display reveal the historical interactions of erstwhile royalty on a national and international level.
The Rajvant Palace Museum has a collection of rare antiques, metalware, glassware, musical instruments and miscellaneous items. The tribal section of the museum displays items of daily use, different types of jewellery and ornaments, arms and weapons, and music items used by the tribal communities, as well as wall paintings depicting tribal art of the region.
The Royal Throne of Rajpipla, made of marble, rests on four lion stands; oil paintings of the ancestors on one side and all the decorative and ceremonial items used for the darbar (courtroom) stand on the other. The sections of outdoor hunting trophies and royal dresses exemplify the glory of the state.
The metalware section displays various artefacts used by the royal family.
the VIP ensemble has a collection of many photos of the members of the royal family with various well-known personalities of India, such as Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
The glassware section has various interesting artefacts. For example, on the right side of the image is a wine bottle with a special locking system for poison protection that prevents anyone but the key holder to add or take the wine from the bottle.
This garland was given to Maharani Rukmini Devi, who belonged to the Jaisalmer Royal family and was married to Maharaja of Rajpipla, Raghubir Singh. The ties between Jaisalmer royal family and the Silawat community is well known. This community permanently settled in Pakistan during partition. When the Maharani visited Pakistan, she received a warm welcome and was gifted this garland with Pakistani currency notes.
The image shows the stamp collection of the royal family. These are the stamps of various states that existed before the independence of India such as Baroda, Jaipur, Indore, Rewa, etc.
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Railway station (67 km) Bharuch, (70 km) Ankleshwar.
Rajpipla Bus stand is within walking distance and state buses are accessible throughout the city.