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Himachal State Museum

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Address: Mall Road, Shimla, India
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Beautiful Museum..

Its a beautiful museum. It has a unique collection of ancient things. Museum is very clean and well maintained.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Manpreet_Khokhar
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Mumbai, India
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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a beautiful museum. It has a unique collection of ancient things. Museum is very clean and well maintained.

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Upstate New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large museums that take hours to cover are fine if you live in an area or visit often but I like smallish museums that offer a variety of displays when I'm touring and am time limited in a new place. This museum was just right for me offering a variety of all things Himachal Pradesh from ancient artifacts (including new... More 

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Thank Joanne A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is well maintained and informative. They well reflect the lives of various communities. I feel the artifacts can be more informative. Good collection

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Thank Tejashree V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Himachal state museum was set up to protect and preserve the hill-out and cultural wealth of Himachal Pradesh.The institution is segregated into galleries exhibiting different eras and periods like Prehistoric,Indian Archaeology,Wood Carvings,Arms Gallery,Gandhi Gallery etc.Nice place for a History lover.

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Thank Singh56
London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently visited the museum, the lady at reception was tad rude and they had used some heavy duty chemicals in some of the rooms which was unbearable. But I guess that's a one off, but bear with it as there are lots of ancient artefacts and historical heritage to see. Also an interesting collection of coins from various times, some... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful collection of Indian art and artifacts with informative commentary easily viewable in one visit.

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North Wales - UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

An easy to follow walk around Shilma, past what were probably once some magnificant buildings. Most are in a poor state of repair, and have been pained by blind men. It gets you away from the crowds for a bit.One building is being renovated, once they are all done, it will be a great tourist attraction. On the plus side,... More 

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Thank Rick_The_Builder
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Some very important and historical significant artefacts present here. Located in a building very old but nicely maintained.

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Amritsar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Want to know about the history of himachal then visit this place. Although not a complete course of history but still worth it.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place is very interesting for history lovers. The art is very ancient and its perfectly maintained.

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