Himachal State Museum

Museum Road
Shimla, HP - 171004

Type: History Museums
0177 265 9943
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The Himachal State Museum, located in the state capital Shimla, is a prominent cultural institution dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich heritage of Himachal Pradesh, India. Established in 1974, the museum is housed in a colonial-era building known as the Inverarm Lodge.

The museum's extensive collection encompasses a wide range of artifacts, artworks, and historical objects representing the diverse cultural heritage of Himachal Pradesh. Exhibits include archaeological finds, traditional costumes, wood carvings, miniature paintings, religious artifacts, and items depicting the lifestyle, customs, and traditions of the region's indigenous communities.

Visitors to the Himachal State Museum can explore galleries dedicated to various themes such as folk art, numismatics, sculpture, and textiles. The museum also features temporary exhibitions that highlight specific aspects of Himachali culture, history, and art.

In addition to its exhibitions, the museum offers educational programs, guided tours, and research facilities for scholars and students interested in the history and culture of Himachal Pradesh. It serves as a valuable resource for both locals and tourists seeking to deepen their understanding of the state's rich cultural heritage and historical significance.

Besides this history museum, there are four more history museums listed in Shimla. There's also twenty-five attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Himachal State Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Himachal State Museum that is not listed here, please call 0177 265 9943 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Weekdays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Entry Fees Entry Fee:
Indian - ₹ 20.00
Foreigner - ₹ 100.00

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