Himachal State Museum

Himachal State Museum, Shimla: Address, Himachal State Museum Reviews: 4/5

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Sunnywin
Edinburgh, UK447 contributions
Apr 2022
I have been to better museums, this one is quite eclectic but ok. If you have time to kill before a train then this is a good place to visit as you can leave your bag at reception but if you only have limited time in Shimla you wouldn't be missing much if you gave this place a miss
Written 10 April 2022
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Sightsee737349
McLeod Ganj, India592 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
This place sums up the entire Himachal state very beautifully as it gives a very good glimpse of the diverse state of Himachal. Must visit
Written 23 February 2020
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Aliduy
Broadstone, UK59 contributions
Feb 2020
Several themed rooms that detail the history of the area.from prehistoric to modern times. Also houses art, coin and jewellery collection
Written 15 February 2020
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ashishdeora123
Jodhpur, India434 contributions
Oct 2019
The State Museum Shimla was opened on January 26, 1974 Entry Fee :
Indian - Rs. 30.00
Foreigner - Rs. 100.00
Written 17 December 2019
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Hari Chauhan
1 contribution
Dec 2018
Himachal State Museum Shimla is housed in an old Victorian mansion ‘Inverarm’ which was carefully altered to adapt it to the museum. Inverarm was a small mud roofed house in the early 1860 and belonged to General Innes, which later owned by the ruler of Sirmour and later taken over by the Imperial Government. It was then enlarged, and became for many years the private residence of Lord William Beresford, Military Secretary to the Viceroy. After Lord William Beresford left India it was occupied for some years by General Sir Edwin Collen, and next by Sir Edward Law, financial Member of the Council. Lately it had been the temporary home of Sir Sankaran Nair, and Sir Mohamed Shah and other Government officers. In 1973 the building was transferred to open the Himachal State Museum and on 26th January, 1974 museum was inaugurated by the then Governor S. Chakravarti.
Written 24 November 2019
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Sounak Poddar
Kolkata (Calcutta), India1,034 contributions
Nov 2018
In my short trip to Shimla, I had a very little to go into more details still I somehow managed to go into the museum and it is really nice. I might have mentioned earlier as well in my different museum review that my favourite part is always the armoury and the coin section, no change for this museum as well.
Written 31 October 2019
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ravichandra108
Hyderabad District, India236 contributions
Jun 2019
Lots and lots of history in the museum! The place is well kept and showcases the history of Himachal. If you are walking to the building, it is bit of a steep road.
Written 2 October 2019
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Kesha
India281 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
Museum is all abt the sculpture, Art ,painting. Nice place to visit . must visit this place . just love it
Written 18 August 2019
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LBear50
Canberra, Australia8 contributions
Feb 2019
The museum has a large number of interesting displays on the history of the area, a fine collection of Indian coins and an especially fine collection of Indian miniatures. Himachal State Museum is at the top of a very steep road. Our taxi had to stop halfway up and let us out to walk the rest of the way. It was well worth the effort!
Written 14 August 2019
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meenakshimuthusamy
Chennai District, India376 contributions
Feb 2019 • Family
The place is maintained well and has a good this on the display.This place can be used as a good place to pass time.
Written 29 April 2019
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