The City Museum is one of the most traditional museums of the entire Rewa district in the princely State of Madhya Pradesh. It is true that the museum has one of the largest collections of antiques and was built in the memory of the Maharaja of Rewa.
A lot of history is associated with the Rewa region and one who visits the city museum, catches a glimpse of all the histories under one roof. There is an also an art gallery that is present in the city museum and is maintained by the authorities of the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Once a great robbery took place in the city region, and this is the reason why the security is so tight inside the museum. The antiques in the museum were used in the Hindi film Asoka in the year 2000, and from that day the museum became famous all through the country.