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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the famous museums in Shimla?

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When we talk about museums in Shimla, you will be happy to know that the beautiful hill station has a popular State Museum which is flocked by art lovers and history buffs.

  • State Museum


Housed in a grand Raj-style architecture, State museum has an interesting collection of nearly 10,000 amazing artifacts collected from all over Himachal Pradesh. The 6th-11th century Gupta sculptures and The Pahari miniatures deserve a special mention here as these are especially impressive. Just walk around and feel the magic of art at its best.


Address: Chaura Maidan

Atop the Inverarm Hill

Shimla

India

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm (Tuesday-Saturday)

Telephone: +91-177-2805044

Entry Fee: INR 10 (Cameras free, flash prohibited)

A place worth visiting if you want to treat yourself to an exclusive collection of beautiful Mughal and Kangra miniatures, exquisite jewellery and coins, amazing Chamba embroidery, temple carvings, stunning paintings and ancient weapons.


Address: Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

India

Open: 10 am to 1:30 pm & 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Tuesday to Friday)

Apart from these museums, there are several picturesque tourist attractions in Shimla, that you should definitely visit.

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