Botanical Museum

Museum Address
Botanical Survey of India,
Arid Zone Regional Centre, Near Khem-ka-Kuwa,
Pal-Basni Canal Link Road, P. O.: Nandan Van -342008
City
State
Rajasthan
Pin Code
342008
Email
bsi_azc@sancharnet.in
Phone Number
Museum website
http://bsi.gov.in/Center/74_102_7_Museum.aspx
When was the museum established?
1972
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Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.

Established on 18th February, 1972 at Jodhpur under the jurisdiction of the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat, the Arid Zone Regional Centre encompasses three main bio-geographic regions viz. the Thar desert, Rann, and coastal areas and semi-arid zone which separates Thar in the north and the coast in the south. The centre houses a museum, herbarium and a library for research purposes.

The museum also displays around 220 exhibits on plants and their products, famine foods, medicine, oil, dyes, gum, resins, household articles, agriculture implements, and fossil woods collected from the Jodhpur region. 

Photography
No
Videography
No
Cafeteria
No
Museum shop
No
Wheelchair friendly
No
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
Yes
Locker room
No
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
No
Garden/picnic area
Yes
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
Yes
Library and archives services
Yes
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
Yes
Auditorium
No
Conference/ Seminar hall
No
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
Others
Others:
Botanical Survey of India
What is the average duration to see the museum?
less than 1 hour
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
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Entry Fee
Not Applicable
Opening Days
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
10:00 a.m.
Closing Time
05:00 p.m.