Government Museum of Jhansi or the Jhansi Museum is one of the most detailed and decorated Museums which showcases the entire glittering past of the town and its famous stand against the British Rule, the rebellion led by various iron-heart rulers, Rani Lakshmibai and her army. The Museum is located at Jhokan Bagh, which is 950 meters from the center of Jhansi and can be reached in under 5 mins via Nagar Nigam Road.
The Government Museum of Jhansi along with the other historical sites reminds us of the valor and struggle of the East Indian Company era. Jhansi was the hometown of Rani Laxmibai who played a very important role in starting the rebellions which resulted in India's quest for freedom. It was Lakshmibai's strategies and single handed fight that gave the East India Company their first blow. The Jhansi Museum has carefully treasured the remnants of those glory battles, bloodsheds and the patriotic fervor of the town of Jhansi. The Government Museum is located in the Jhansi Fort and gives us an interesting insight into the history of Jhansi and that of Bundelkhand. One can also get a glimpse into the life of Chandela dynasty from this Jhansi Museum, Jhansi. Besides this, the Museum houses weapons, statues, dresses and photographs of the Chandela dynasty.
In the Government Museum, Jhansi, there is a picture gallery that is dedicated to the Gupta period. The picture gallery of the Gupta period is one of the major attractions that brings thousands of tourists to this place to dive into the rice cultural and historical beauty of the Gupta Dynasty. One can also get a glimpse of the numerous terracotta, bronzes, manuscripts, paintings and coins. There are also collections of weaponry and arsenals used by Chandela, Bundles and the British, the East India Company. There are weapons used by Rani Lakshmibai and others during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857.
The entry fee for the Government Museum of Jhansi is INR 5 for Indian Tourists and INR 25 for Foreigner Tourists. The museum remains closed on Mondays. The museum can be visited during timings 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM.