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Lahore Museum, Lahore
(4.1/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
With almost 20 galleries, Lahore Museum hosts items ranging from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Look up as you enter the museum to see an incredible mural on the ceilings, before admiring large collections of musical instruments, jewelry, pottery, textiles, armory, and paintings. The most of important artifacts displayed here date back to the Indus Valley civilization, but you'll also be able to appreciate some fascinating Tibetan works. See the museum's most famous attraction, the Fasting Buddha, which dates back to the Gandhara period. Other treasures of the museum include a small library and a collection of Hellenistic and Mughal coins. Use our Lahore tour planner to visit Lahore Museum on your trip to Lahore, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This museum has a lot to offer if you are interested in Buddhism. Plus there are sections for Ashoka king and Pakistan movement 
  • The building itself is already an attraction. Inside, you wil find one of the largest collections of archaeology, history, arts, fine arts, applied arts, ethnology, and craft objects in Pakistan. Amon...  more »
  • The museaum have great memories as well as artifacts - One must visit the place - however, sometime one feels that it can be managed in better manners - especially no information is available outside ...  more »
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  • It was a complete disappointment. There was nothing about Lahore. Thing are not arranged to a theme. Most of the stuff was from 20th century.
  • Lahore Museum is enriched with beautiful collections from the history of mankind. Every time i visit here i must imoressed by the preserved monuments. So Lahore Museume is very informative and historical place.
  • Went there 10 years ago Nice place for students
  • Rare antique collection, its all fascinating for lovers of history, if you ever visit Lahore, never miss this place.
  • A great place to visit. Art lovers, monument lovers, specifically Budha lovers, must visit. A huge collection of heritage with an elegant vintage look