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About Himachal State Museum

Housed in an 1860's old Victorian mansion and converted into a museum, the State Museum is located in Chaura Maidan in Shimla. Established in the year 1974, it is a favorite tourist spot in Shimla. The main agenda behind setting up this museum was to conserve the history, tradition and rich culture of Shimla. The museum is categorized into five galleries namely pre-historic, woodcarving, archeology, wall painting, and numismatic. Various artifacts of Himachal are preserved and displayed here, like antique books, coins, paintings, jewelry, beautiful handicraft items and dolls and toys.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Not Allowed
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult : INR 20 Foreign Tourist Adult : INR 100
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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