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Himachal State Museum

Mall Road, Shimla, India
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Good to visit Museum but not MUST-Go!

We went there because we wanted to cover many things in Shimla.. but it was a tiring one and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Devesh M
well not good as we expected

It has only the artefact and old heritage stuffs nothing useful or knowledgeable we found there but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Mall Road, Shimla, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there because we wanted to cover many things in Shimla.. but it was a tiring one and we didn't really like it much probably because we usually don't like museums. so it's upto you if you like to visit or not!

Thank Devesh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has only the artefact and old heritage stuffs nothing useful or knowledgeable we found there but it is ok if u have any kids or children they might find it worth visiting they too have entry fee right now i am not able to...More

Thank bindassudipto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in shimla , near kufri i visited museum.. in this museum many tyre of birds see in this museum park , i saw tiger, lion, bear, sparrow, parrot and many other animal..

Thank Rakesh V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kangra miniature paintings...for the size of strokes and not the painting, a beautiful art form. Chamba rumaal, the hankey...both side embroidery is no less than wonder...among the other historical and cultural things, the location itself is amazing gives you an unparalleled 360 degree view of...More

Thank neeraj2boby
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We visited this place, but we were not much interested to see things discovered through excavation of old civilization. We believe this place is unique, but only for those interested in looking at things of past civilization or history lovers. For other people, it can...More

Thank sandeepk3362015
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you have taste for scluptures, painings and statues -this is the place. My kids enjoyed , newly added wing on Defence .They were thrilled by seeing bombs , guns etc.

Thank verma_prachi
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Himachal state museum is unique place of Himachal. It's collection is amazing. this museum is attractive place for tourist.

1  Thank Palak15
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This houses a collection of archaeological articles, carvings, paintings and sculptures . It's interesting. Your driver may tell you that you only have to walk 100ft. It's a lot further than that and its so steep that you think that you are going to fall...More

1  Thank HelenS7
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Needs more publicity, visibility and maintenance. I really liked the ruins found native to Himachal (Kinnaur) and gold coins. Nothing much happening to see. But the building itself is quite old and resides on a beautiful location.

2  Thank goakshat
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A visit to Shimla would be incomplete without setting ones feet at this amazing store house of artifacts of yesteryears preserved so nicely over the years.Located in close proximity to the Doordarshan Kendra,on a hill top, the museum is very nicely kept.Once inside, it is...More

1  Thank SAMAREN
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