Jivaji Rao Scindia was one among the eminent rulers of the Scindia reign and many of the marvelous structures in and around Gwalior are the contribution of this progressive ruler. Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum is a memorial to this legendary genius.
Situated in the majestic Jai Vilas Palace, the Scindia Museum is established in 1964. Controlled by a private trust, this museum works on all days except on Mondays and the time schedule is between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Museum exhibits a wide range of articles from all over the world. Objects on display include miniature paintings, weapons, bronzes, sculpture, manuscripts and coins. Besides this cut glass and crystal ornaments, Persian carpets, Malabar and Madurai woodwork, Chinese, Japanese and European art and curios, a mechanical silver train which was used as drinks trolley and the gold painted Durbar Hall are also put on show in the museum.