Everest Museum, Darjeeling

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See the mountaineering equipment and mementos of those who tried to or conquered the Chomolungma at Everest Museum, a small museum detailing the history of attempts made to scale and summit Mount Everest since 1853. A collection of photographs, instruments and clothes of those who were ambitious enough to climb tells a chilling story of their adventure and epic success or demise. An interesting display of attempts by Indians and their climbing kits, head and camping gear details the national history of conquest of the peak. The museum is a part of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Darjeeling. For Everest Museum and beyond, use our Darjeeling tour app to get the most from your Darjeeling vacation.
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  • This place showcases India's mountaineering legends.It has a interesting collection of historical expeditions material. A absolute must visit to feel the bravery and the adventurous spirit of mountain...  more »
  • Anyone who is fascinated by the mountains and especially the Himalayas, like yours truly, must visit it. The sheer grit and tenacity of the adventurers in face of danger is creditable. An awe-inspirin...  more »
  • The Everest museum, which is located in the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, has several articles from the various expeditions to Everest displayed. One gets to know interesting trivia about these ...  more »

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A popular hillside resort town with plenty of attractions old, new, natural, and manmade, Darjeeling has a good number of accommodations to cater to the long list of visitors. Hotels and lodges across the main urban area provide the most popular options in town, with some newly built accommodations sitting alongside particularly well-maintained colonial-era properties. Hostels can be found on the side streets in the main urban area, while further out of town sit a number of eco-lodges and old plantation houses, now open as hotels or rental cottages.
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