Watson Museum & Library, Rajkot


Watson Museum is one of oldest museum of the state and located in the Queen Victoria Memorial institute building. Started in 1893, it is named after British Political Agent, Colonel John Watson. It has well of collection the paintings and artefacts of the various royal families, an extensive memorabilia of Colonial rule and influence with textiles and jewellery depicting Bharwads, Ahirs, Darbars and other native people of the province.


9.00 am to 1.00 pm & 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm closed on Public Holidays, Sunday and 2nd and 4th Saturday

How to reach

Nearest railway station is Rajkot Junction. Nearest Airport is Rajkot domestic Airport. Buses, cabs and autorikshaws are available.


218 km from Ahmedabad, 238 km Gandhinagar, 266 km from Patan, 473 km from Surat.

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