Watson Museum (Informative, Cultutal, Historical)
Rajkot’s Watson museum depicts human history and culture. Its collection of precious objects draws back to the colonial period of India. Watson Museum is considered to be the finest amongst 7 such museums located across Saurashta region and is run by the State Government since it holds invaluable articles and state-of-the-art facilities like photography, guide service, reference library and sales counter of the museum's publication.
The museum is named honouring the British Political Agent Colonel John Watson who initiated the documentation of historical artefacts with due patronage of the royal families in the region. The Watson Museum exhibits copies of artefacts from Mohenjedaro, natural history, 13th century carvings, temple statues, costumes and design of the houses of the local tribal people. The Watson Museum also houses an excellent collection of traditional, archaeological items and coins
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm, closed on alternate Sundays and Public holidays. Entry Fee: 10 Rs. Address: Dhebar Rd, Lohana Para, Rajkot, Gujarat, India