Bikaner Cultural Center and Museum was established by Siddhi
Kumari daughter of Late Maharaja Narendra Singhji of Bikaner
in 2000, at the beginning of the new millennium with a vision
to preserve Bikaner's rich cultural diversity and to showcase
monolithic identity of Bikaner in form of a Museum. Siddhi Kumari's
endavour is in line with the Bikaner Royal Family's rich and
glorious tradition of establishing institutions for public benifits.
royal custumes and textiles, family portraits of the former rulers,
their changing cultural milieus from generation to generation, their
response to Western influences, their ritualism and religious accessories,
and the legacy of their patronage which survives in Bikaner's contemporary
arts and crafts till date.