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The Natural History Museum

Manjushree Bajaar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4271899
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Not worth a visit unless you're ready to cringe

I went out of curiosity. An hour later, I'm still nauseated by some of the things I saw in... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Jeremy J
Kathmandu, Nepal
Interesting display of Nepalese wildlife

This is a very old museum and has obviously struggled with funding to maintain the exhibits but... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
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Manjushree Bajaar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4271899
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

I went out of curiosity. An hour later, I'm still nauseated by some of the things I saw in half-full jars of formaldehyde.

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a very old museum and has obviously struggled with funding to maintain the exhibits but still worth a visit as it is just in the street behind the monkey temple. You have to pay for entry & photos but it is a minimal...More

1  Thank Samgabben
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The Natural history Museum is situated in Kathmandu Nepal which is all about natural history of Nepal like wild life of Nepal.

1  Thank uncle-wiki
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We entered the museum at 16.10,bought tickets and after 10mins we were rushed by the younger member of staff,"excuse me,you have 15 mins left!" even though the website and signs at the door state that it's open till 17.00. So we mentioned that to him...More

6  Thank Matylda88
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

This museum you musnt approach with any expectations! It's certainly not london national history museum! But wow it is something. The entire museum can be done in 30-45mins and is full of fantastic and weird things. A few things (an 8 legged baby goat) reminded...More

3  Thank Tbirmingham
Reviewed 29 March 2014

This place was really freaky. Lots of bad taxidermy in a room with poor lighting but worth the 50 rupees entry fee if you're not to squeamish - there are some strange specimens

1  Thank Emsgems27
Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

This little museum( under the Tribhuan University) is ridiculed by Lonely Planets but the staff tries their best of documenting and preserving Nepals amazing variety of plants and animals with the small budget available. I asked about different animals seen on my Everest trek and...More

2  Thank Poul_Hansen
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Natural history museum of Nepal is situated on the lap of Swayambhu stupa, a world heritage site in the west hillock of Kathmandu valley. Swayambhu hillock is itself a famous place not only in the context of the culture, religion and history of Kathmandu valley,...More

6  Thank Saajan S
Reviewed 26 February 2013

I am a museum freak. I´m not always so much entertained by the educationally correct, streamlined and sterile exhibitions of today. I have a strong drawing to the jumbled victorianish style of museums of before. Especially in museums of natural history and archeology. In the...More

8  Thank firstclassjohnny
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Natural history museum of Nepal is situated on the lap of Swayambhunath, on the road to the tourist bus park, the Natural History Museum offers a faded but quirky collection of exhibits, including varnished crocodiles, model dinosaurs and mounted animal heads that look suspiciously like...More

3  Thank durgesh R
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