Reset All

About Museum of Kangra Art

Kangra was a former princely state of Himachal Pradesh, which is known for patronizing the art of Kangra Painting. The Museum of Kangra Art is located at Kotwali Bazar of Dharamshala and was inaugurated in 1990. This museum is unique in the way it showcases relics of Buddhist and Tibetan culture in terms of rare artifacts, sculptures, and pottery pieces. It also boasts of a collection of some very rare and old coins. Tribal related articles like jewelry, wood carvings, and traditional costumes are among the major attraction of the museum. These belong to different Archaeological periods. Miniature paintings from the 17th century give the onlookers an insight into the ethnicity and customs of the Kangra valley. An interesting thing about the way articles are arranged here is that you can find a contrast of two different periods. Two sections one housing paintings from the 5th century while the other displaying modern arts bring out this contrast and notable differences in cultures of the two periods. People from different parts of the country enroll themselves for certification courses on Kangra paintings that the museum facilitates in collaboration with renowned artists.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Family, Couple, Solo
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist : INR 10 Foreign Tourist: INR 50
  • Closed On Mondays
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

Explore the Best of mcleod ganj

Adishakti Temple

Adishakti Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

According to the faith of Shaktism, Adishakti (also referred to a...
Explore
St. John in the Wilderness

St. John in the Wilderness

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

The Anglican Communion is an international organization comprisin...
Explore
Maharana Pratap Sagar

Maharana Pratap Sagar

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

Maharana Pratap Sagar or Pong Reservoir was created in 1975 by cr...
Explore
Dal Lake

Dal Lake

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

Located near the beautiful village of “Tota Rani” is the even mor...
Explore
Tibetan Mandala Cafe

Tibetan Mandala Cafe

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 500

Step into Tibetan Mandala Cafe and indulge in the mouth-watering ...
Explore
Pema Thang Guest House and Restaurant

Pema Thang Guest House and Restaurant

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 450

Walk into Pema Thang Guest House and Restaurant and get ready to ...
Explore
Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant

Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 450

Enjoy a tasty and satiating meal at Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant. ...
Explore
Woeser Bakery

Woeser Bakery

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 400

If you are one of those who likes to sample delicacies from diffe...
Explore
Nowrojee's General Store

Nowrojee's General Store

Individual shop

Economy

One of the oldest stores in McLeod Ganj, Nowrojee’s General Store...
Explore
Kotwali Bazaar

Kotwali Bazaar

Street market

Moderate Budget

To get a glimpse of Tibetan art and culture, visit Kotwali Bazaar...
Explore
Norbulingka Shop

Norbulingka Shop

Individual shop

Economy

Visiting Norbulinka is an experience in itself. The institute hou...
Explore
Visit Bhagsu Falls

Visit Bhagsu Falls

Sightseeing

Economy

Nature lovers can visit Bhagsunag Falls, which is a mere 11 km fr...
Explore
Pray at the Bhagsunath Temple

Pray at the Bhagsunath Temple

Cultural

Economy

McLeod Ganj has various well-known ancient temples, and one of th...
Explore
Trek to Triund

Trek to Triund

Adventure

Economy

For all nature lovers, here is a delightful trek to the beautiful...
Explore
Witness Tbetan Art at Norbulingka Institute

Witness Tbetan Art at Norbulingka Institute

Interactive

Economy

Situated in Dharamshala, Norbulingka Institute is committed to en...
Explore
Black Magic

Black Magic

Discos

Cost for Two - INR 700

For a fun-filled night and tongue-tickling beverages, step into B...
Explore
Indique

Indique

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 650

Relish enticing drinks and make merry with friends at Indique. Tr...
Explore
Mcllo Beer Bar and Restaurant

Mcllo Beer Bar and Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 600

Spend some time with your close pals at Mcllo Beer Bar and Restau...
Explore
Espresso Bar

Espresso Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 500

If you are in McLeod Ganj and looking out for a place to chill an...
Explore
View all attractions

mcleodganj Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Top 3 Hill Stations In India To Enjoy A Hot Bowl Of Maggi

Top 3 Hill Stations In India To Enjoy A Hot Bowl Of Maggi

Here are the top 3 instant noodle destinations in the hills to quell your holiday hunger pangs!

22 Aug 2018  | 2-minute read
73 Shares
4 Must Do's When In Lucknow

4 Must Do's When In Lucknow

We found these top things which are absolute must-dos in Lucknow. Read on.

17 May 2018  | 2-minute read
15 Shares
A Trip To Kodaikanal-Vattakanal In Under 15000 Rupees!

A Trip To Kodaikanal-Vattakanal In Under 15000 Rupees!

Luxury meets value for money- know how it's done, right here, right now!

07 May 2018  | 2-minute read
31 Shares

Plan Your Next Travel to mcleodganj

Holiday Packages In mcleod ganj

View all packages

Popular Domestic Destinations

  • manali
    manali
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,995
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • goa
    goa
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • kashmir
    kashmir
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all destinations

Places to stay in mcleod ganj

  • Little Mastiff Dharamshala
    Little Mastiff Dharamshala
    Dharamshala
    One night from
    Rs.2,480
  • Top N Town Hotel
    Top N Town Hotel
    Dharamshala
    One night from
    Rs.3,574
  • Camp Indru Nag
    Camp Indru Nag
    Dharamshala
    One night from
    Rs.1,000
View all hotels

Popular Flights To mcleod ganj

    • DELDelhi
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-2746
    • 14:30 15:50
      Non Stop
    • 01h 20m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,450
    • JAIJaipur
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-2985
    • 06:05 07:35
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,680
    • AMDAhmedabad
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-2988
    • 20:05 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 11h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,118
    • STVSurat
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-2790
    • 20:10 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 11h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,878
    • BOMMumbai
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-6236
    • 18:45 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 12h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,932
    • HYDHyderabad
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-471
    • 05:40 15:50
      1 Stop
    • 10h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,378
View all flights
Call Now
Applying changes