Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History (RG RMNH)
Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, sawai Madhopur the historical city of Rajasthan which is renowned for an important project Tiger site in Ranthambhore. It is designed to fourth Regional Museum of Natural History of Western Region in Sawai Madhopur. The Museum is situated at Village Ramsinghpura , Sawai Madhopur Rajasthan India. It is spread over an area in 7.2 acres of land. Village Ramsinghpura is around 9 km away from Sawai Madhopur. This museum was conceived to highlight the natural heritage, plants and animals of the western region of the country, besides acting as a resource center for public in general and children/student in particular. The combination of the RG RMNH along with the Ranthambhore National Park and the culture heritage hubs such as Shilpgram and Ranthambhore Fort has brought sawai Madhopur as one of the finest heritage attractions in the country.
Ranthambore museum is being opened with the gallery 1 on “Biodiversity of Rajasthan” or “Forests and Wildlife of Rajasthan”. It depicts the diversity of Rajasthan with respect to its plants, animals, wildlife and forests. The gallery has digitally mounted panels, interactive exhibited and photographic depiction of wildlife, besides important dioramas on different themes highlighting human interface with nature in his/her efforts for conservation of nature and natural resources. It also includes a diorama of the Bishnoi community, famous for sacrificing their lives to save trees. Other Galleries to come up in future includes - Gallery 2 : Biomes & Ecosystems . Gallery 3: Desert. Gallery 4: Ecology (Nature’s Network) & conservation. Gallery 5: Origin and Evolution of Life. There are other resources are Auditorium, Library and khojkaksh (Discovery Room). Visitor timing - 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM. Museum remains closed on Monday & National holidays.