Jaganmohan Palace built in 1861 by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar located
at around a 10 minutes walk from the city bus stand, encloses the Jayachamarajendra
Museum and art gallery. It houses a collection of antiques acquired by
the royal family over the years. There are portraits of the royal family
in all their ceremonial regalia as well as Indian miniature paintings
including paintings by renowned artists like Raja Ravi Varma and Nicholas
Roerich. Curios in Ivory, sandal wood, ceramics and stone including Japanese
porcelain and English glass, traditional musical instruments, antique
furniture and carvings from China are also on display. The ground
floor is dedicated to portraits and murals that depict the genealogy of
the Mysore kings and princes including detailed paintings of royal weddings
and the annual Dasara procession.
The gallery is open daily from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Entry fee - Rs.15.