Museums in Rajkot, Gujarat

The rich culture and diverse history of Rajkot has attracted the attention of many travellers from different corners of the world. The town was once the centre of Saurashtra region of Gujarat from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956, before its merger with Bombay State on 1 November 1956. One can feel the long history of Rajkot by visiting the museums. Unique masterpieces exhibited in the museum related to modern and contemporary art make these places one of its kind. See below for the details of the two museums that one can visit on a trip to Rajkot, along with their address and opening hours.


Watson Museum

Address: Dhebar Rd, Lohana Para, Rajkot, Gujarat 360007

Museum Visiting Times: 9:00 AM to 12:45 PM & 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Wednesday & 2nd and 4th Saturday, Government & Public Holiday.
Attractions: Traditional jewellery, fabrics made by tribes, reference library

Rotary Dolls Museum


Address: 2nd floor, Nagrik Bank Building, Yagnik Road, Opp Heera Panna Complex, Jagnath Plot, Rajkot, Gujarat 360007

Museum Timings: 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM & 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Closed: Monday

Ticket Window closes half-hour before the Museum time

Attractions: collection of dolls from about 93 different countries