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Address: Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
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This Is the Place Where Mountaineering And Trekking History Of India Comes Alive

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) museum is the place where India's trekking and mountaineering history is preserved and displayed with utmost care. From Tenzing Norgay's... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) museum is the place where India's trekking and mountaineering history is preserved and displayed with utmost care. From Tenzing Norgay's original kit to mementos of a number of famous Indian successes, this museum will fill you with pride. Apart from the used gears, this museum provides you with in depth detail of several equipment used in... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

An excellent Institute for learning mountaineering techniques. Various course are conducted by the Institute which are substantially subsidised by govt. Foreigners are also allowed to take admission. Course is conducted in a batch of approx 60 trainees All necessary equipments are provided by the Institute during course, need to carry only necessary clothing. Faculty is really good and promotes the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

There was amazing exhibits on Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and others who have attempted to climb the mountains. Norgay is buried there. A must see, I think.

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Pittsworth, Australia
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit! Very informative, lots of great visual displays and photos of everything involving exploiting the Himalayas.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was a real bonus to our trip. Full of useful information and a celebration of the accomplishments over the years. Takes about 45 minutes to an hour to read everything and absorb all the information. Well worth a visit to learn about Mountaineering through the years and climbs on Everest.

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Thank LondonScott
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

It's a good place to know more about Himalaya and various Mountaineering equipment. You will also know about various Animals and Birds found in/ near Himalaya.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was a bonus for me when visiting the zoo. Being a New Zealander it's was very interesting to read and learn more about Everest and the history of climbing the mountain.

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Thank glenn1gc
Barasat, India
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

it is a must view place to whoom who are the hill lovers ant they are really enjoying and awosome beauty with nice visiting system.one can really enjoy the visit to this place

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

You enter the zoo and then after a walk comes this! Attractive institution to study!there's a museum to visit also.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were amazed by how many original items were on display. PLACE COULD DO WITH ADUST BUT FASCINATING

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