The museum is housed inside the Albert Hall’s complex. The foundation of Albert Hall was laid by the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward in 1876. The building was completed in the year 1887 by the architect, Samuel Swinton Jacob. The museum collection is spread across ground and first floor and is divided under fifteen categories namely metal art, pottery, jewellery, garments & textiles, arms & armour, miniature paintings, musical instruments, clay art, sculptures, marble art, furniture & wooden art, carpet, international art, ivory, and coins.
Metal art collection includes everyday utility objects from the 19th century. The collection of arms and armour include swords, hilts, tiger knives, helmets, javelins, bows and arrows. 4th to 10th century sculptures including Shiva, Bodhisatva, Ravananugrah Murthi are on display on the ground floor. The jewellery gallery contains ornaments worn by peasants as well as the elites in the 19th century Jaipur; garments and textile gallery houses old sanganeri prints, kotadoria, bandhish work, gota work, embroidery, and lace. The Egyptian mummy from 322-30 B.C., Pharaonic antiquities from 11th-1st century B.C are part of the international art collection. The vintage pottery masterpieces from Britain, Iran, Turkey, and Japan are part of the pottery collection. Marble art gallery includes sculptures carved by Jaipur artisans during the 19th century. The carpet collection displays carpets also from the 19th century.
In addition to the galleries, Albert Hall museum has a library, a library and an archive section and a cafe.