Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum in Rajkot is the pride of Gujarat. The museum has earned a place in the Limca Book of Records for its unique collection of dolls. The museum was set-up by the locals with individuals chipping in to add to the collection. Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum was set-up in the year 2001 by the joint contribution of Rajkot Nagarik Sahakari Bank Ltd and Shri Arvindbhai Maniar Jankalyan Trust. In the museum, one can see dolls dressed in different outfits, representing the culture and traditions that different countries have.
Highlights of the museum are dolls depicting folk dance like bhangra and dandiya, blue-eyed Barbie, black-eyed Laila, string puppets, glove puppets, designer dolls, husk dolls, Santa Claus dolls, and Einstein dolls. One section of the museum exhibits dolls from different countries in kiosks, providing information about the national anthem, history, and culture from where the doll have been brought. Besides the collection of the museum, there is also a souvenir shop and library. The museum offers a perfect platform for kids to explore and learn history. Both the adults and children actively visit this museum to explore its rare collection of dolls.
Address: Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Building, Opp. Heera Panna Shopping Complex, Dr. Yagnik Road, Rajkot 360 001, Gujarat, India
January to February & June to December
9:30 PM to 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday Closed
March, April, May
9:30 AM to 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday Closed
Attractions: Over 1400 different types of dolls