Two new galleries have been added to the H. H Maharaja Sir Jiwaji Rao Scindia Museum, on the occasion of Dussehra 2016
Maharaja Madhavrao I: the Father of Modern Gwalior
This gallery is divided into three different spaces .The first shows glimpses of the Maharaja’s personal life through photographs and personal belongings. The second displays his dream for the modernization of Gwalior through a speech, which is played in the gallery. The final room shows the realization of those dreams; the arts and industries he initiated and developed.
The Maharanis of Gwalior
This gallery gives prominence to the Scindia Maharanis. Not just instrumental in assisting their husbands, these royal women took part in battles, ruled as regents and even entered politics. The gallery offers the chance to see exquisite royal wedding dresses, personal possessions, paintings and statues of the Maharanis.
Three new galleries have been added in H. H Jiwaji Rao Scindia Museum in February 2016
Neo Classical Room
This room highlights artefacts of Neo Classical taste. This art style was initiated in 18th Century and has continued till date with the influence of other styles. Room is occupied with two marble sculptures, two porcelain replicas, one bronze sculpture, one brass sculpture and two prints.Carriage Gallery
This gallery displays fifteen artefacts in total which include palanquins, haudahs, chariot and accessories. The carriages displayed in the gallery are mainly of Indian tastes which were used by Scindias in the past.Arms Gallery
After renovation and redesigning, the arms gallery is opened to the public. This gallery displays arms from 18th to 20th Century which include duck shooting gun, revolvers, daggers, swords and armours. The collection also includes a large numbers of guns and machine gun used in World War I by the Scindia army.