Himachal State Museum, Shimla

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  • From the gate about 10 minutes down the steep hill climb. Enjoy the Museum, exhibitions lookout. Roughly one hour stay.
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  • Opened in 1974, preserve the ancient artistic, historical, archaeological and ethnological human works. There are stone, wooden, metal sculpture collections, loads of paintings collections, Dresses, j...  more »
  • It was in the way to Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. We spent 2 hours there. Place is well maintained. Has artefacts from Harappa- Mohenjodero, Himachal History, Sarnath etc. Has some War memori...  more »
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  • Very informative, well maintained museum. Car parking available. Can spend a good 1.5 to 2 hrs here
  • One of the best museum till now i see!! The Himachal State Museum is located on the Mall Road and has unique collectibles like ancient coins, paintings and other handicraft items, the aesthetics of which are influenced by the Pahari form of art. The museum also has a doll gallery which has several bride and groom dolls among many others which are admired by all visitors. Some archeological artifacts are also found here which include stone images from the 8th century.
  • Good collection of artifacts from Harappa. Excellent collection of coins from ancient to modern India. Ancient sculptures from all over India, a weapons gallery and hall of fame dedicated to the gallantry and sacrifice of Indian soldiers from ancient to modern times. Most of the sections have Audiovisual presentation. You have to buy 📷 ticket for mobile camera also but it's worth it.
  • It is a private museum(one can hardly guess). Neatly maintained. Friendly staff. -->Special audio tour available. -->Very near to Hadimba temple. Has many antiques and models. Nice place to visit.
  • Nice experience,, it contains lots of paintings,, archeological collections mainly,, limitless,, even a aged skeleton,, and few proto displays regards army and weaponary systems
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