The Museum situated inside the Umerkot Fort was inaugurated on 24th February 1968. Subsequently the museum was expended and shifted in a new museum building in July, 2006. The new museum building consists of three main galleries and two lobbies. The objects of special interest of the museum are; large number of coins of Mughal period, some of the old guns, pistols, swords, armors arrows, bows, helmets and such other material of war, manuscripts, paintings, royal documents, specimens of calligraphy are in display in the galleries and lobbies. Photographic enlargements depicting the life of Tharparkar are mounted on the walls of the Museum.


■ Entry to the Museums is through the main gate. Booking Office and Book Shop are situated at the main entrance.

■ Archaeological Museums are open to public on all six days of the week, (Wednesday closed) observing the following timings.

■ Timings: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Entrance Fee:

Adult: Rs.20/-

Children (6 to 12 Years): Rs.10/-

Foreigner: Rs.300/-

(Students in Groups are Free to enter for study and research.)

Additional Info

  • District: Umerkot
  • Visit hours: Summer: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Winter: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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