Quila House and the Jalan Collection
The Building of Quila House
The Jalan Collection
A Parade of Visitors
Quila House is a private residential house on the banks of the Ganga river in the old town of Patna, in the state of Bihar, in northern India.
Quila House has been home to five generations of the Jalan family since the site was bought by Dewan Bahadur Radha Krishna Jalan in 1919.
The house is known for
the collection of objets díart and antiques that is a personal
achievement of Radha Krishna Jalanís. It is sometimes referred to as the Jalan
Museum, but this is a misleading term, as the house is not a public building.
Nevertheless the Jalan family are happy to welcome visitors by appointment or by
This web site was designed as part of the programme to mark the 125th anniversary of Dewan Bahadur Radha Krishna Jalanís birth.
Follow the links on
the left to read more about the history of Quila House and about the Jalan