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Gurney House

Aryapatta Hill, Nainital, India
+91 5942 236 974
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Not a museum for sure

Apparently the house has been sold off and is not open to the public so dont expect... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Akshay A
Gem of a place. Old World Romance.

This is the most stellar place in all of Nainital. Dont forget to visit it while you're there. Its... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
GreatBigTales
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Delhi, Delhi, India
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Aryapatta Hill, Nainital, India
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+91 5942 236 974
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Apparently the house has been sold off and is not open to the public so dont expect anything...although the trek up to the house is worth it. Take the offbeat path to the house and enjoy the trails

Thank Akshay A
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is the most stellar place in all of Nainital. Dont forget to visit it while you're there. Its the old residence of Jim Corbett and his sister Maggi. It currently organises meet ups, book readings and general gatherings of old timers.

Thank GreatBigTales
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have seen movie on Jim Corbett @ Jim Corbett and in the beginning of the movie they have shown this home. This house was owned by Jim Corbett before 150 years and now owned by a gentleman from Delhi. They have maintained this property...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

it is an old building and was house of jim corbett. Now its converted to museum with every room keeping its old era feeling. Museum is free and probably the only place in Nainital besides temple which is free. Every room takes you back almost...More

2  Thank Nitin S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Gurney House is not on the tourist map. Even tourist information office on the Mall had no idea of what I was talking about. They finally found a brochure on all of Nainital in Hindi which mentioned Gurney House but without any directions of how...More

1  Thank Rasputin21
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Gurney House is an old building about 135 yrs belonged to one of the renowned Hunters Mr.Jim Corbett. The house has been maintained well by the present care takers with all the historical assets collected by him. He was very fond of forests and all...More

1  Thank MKBhatnagar
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a historic building and was a house of Jim Corbertt once upon a time. now it is owned by an Indian family. it was enjoable to be here.

Thank bindu2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

this was the summer residence of Jim Corbett built in 1881 by his parents . it is an old heritage structure that still stands strong .The current owners are Dalmias & the old heritage building with all memorabilia of JIM CORBETT has been kept carefully...More

Thank RajeevDr
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Gurney House, the former residence, of Jim Corbett, is located on Ayarpatta Hill. Before leaving for Kenya, Jim and his sister Maggie sold the house to a zamindari family in Bihar. It is a private residence but is open to visitors as a museum of...More

Thank Arvind Y
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Jim corbett lived in the Gurney house with his sister maggie corbett.Now,the house has been converted into museum and also known as Jim Corbett Museum.The museum has on display memorabilia from corbett's life.

Thank khan25kareena
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