Maharaja FateSingh Museum is a museum housed within the Laxmi Vilas Palace’s ground. The museum, was established in Year 1961, as a school of Maharaja’s children.
Later on it was school was converted to a museum. Huge number of Arts and artifacts, paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, work of art collected by Maharaja during his trip to out of India etc. There are also collection of sculptures in bronze and Marbles.
The museum also has an oriental gallery which houses Japanese and Chinese sculptures, porcelain artifacts and other works collected by the Maharaja on his visits to these countries.
The fully functional Toy Train that the prince Ranjitsinh Gaekwad received on his fifth birthday from his father Pratapsinhrao Gaekwad, can also be seen outside the Museum, also known for one of the World’s Smallest Locomotive Steam Engines.
The headgear gallery has also been added at Museum. Over 150 head-gears from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan are put on display at the gallery. It is a unique collection of head-gears that depict different cultures of our country, which were collected by Maharaja Ranjitsinh Gaekwad.
The Museum is also called as ‘Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum’.