FIRST MATCHBOX MUSEUM

Adinath Pareek (born on November 19,1956) of Jaipur, Rajasthan, established India’s first matchbox museum named Adinath Matchbox Museum and Research Centre in 1985 in Jaipur, in which more than 50,000 match labels and matchboxes are displayed from 108 different countries. He displayed some of his unique collection on February 27, 2013, at Record Breakers’ Festival, at Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra, Noida (U.P.).