Exploring Nepal, an intriguing country where Lord Buddha the ‘enlightened one’ was born, is not only restricted to the famous places to visit or shopping destinations in the cities. To have an encounter with the tempting history and culture of this country you must go ahead and plan a visit to the artistically made museums of Nepal. One day spent witnessing the battles stories or the fauna and flora of Nepal is a day well spent. Nepal has a lot to offer to travelers who are always curiosity stricken and are overwhelmed by the past of our existence.
Top 7 Museums Of Nepal
A museum with the Rolls-Royce or another one where you can observe the spectacular art pieces while indulging in Nepal delicacies. If you have that exploring buzz inside you, then its to scroll down and know more about these museums in Nepal.
1. The National Museum
The National Museum of Nepal is renowned museum consisting of the sculptures, paintings, weapons, coins and murals which reflects the struggles faced by Nepal. Located in Kathmandu, this museum is the largest one amongst the museums of Nepal and has three buildings. Buddha Art Gallery, Juddha Jayatia Kala Shala and the main building where there is a beautiful display of species of animals and butterflies. Do visit the national museum of Nepal to get a glimpse of Nepal’s freedom struggle.
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2. Patan Museum
One of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Patan museum is located in Patan, was inaugurated in 1997 and is an abode to sacred artworks of Nepal in a building which is an epitome of architectural excellence. Not only it is a museum displaying eminent artworks of Nepal, but it also has a cafe where one can sit and relish western and traditional delicacies.
3. Natural History Museum
Established in 1975, Natural History Museum of Nepal is a treasure trove of Nepal’s flora and fauna. This museum located in Kathmandu is the only museum in the list of museums of Nepal which has a collection of 50,000 specimens of flora and fauna. A few kilometres ahead of the National Museum of Nepal, this museum is a must visit for those of you who want explore Nepal’s biodiversity.
4. Children’s Art Museum Of Nepal
Children’s Art Museum of Nepal was established in 2014 with the mission of teaching students project-based art-making while training them with 21st century skills. Spreading art and education in Nepal is the main mission of this museum located in Kathmandu. A must spot to add on your list this museum is based on promoting art of the country while providing a creative atmosphere to children.
Location: Hattisar Sadak, Buddha Air Building, Kathmandu
Timings: 11 AM to 5 PM
5. The Military Museum
Walk through the history of battles fought by military of Nepal by visiting the Military Museum Of Nepal. As you will enter the museum you will see the giant tanks displayed in the front and get ready to see Nepal’s first appealing Rolls-Royce gifted by Queen Elizabeth. Get thrilled by visiting the most engaging museum of Nepal which celebrates the battles won by the heroes of Nepal’s military.
6. Narayanhiti Palace
Looking at the impeccable grand throne and glamorous rooms and later witnessing the stuffed animals hung on the walls, this is how your visit to the popular museum of Kathmandu will be. Dated back to 1960s when the royal king was told to leave the palace and then later turning of this palace into a museum, Isn’t it already captivating? So, go and get bewitched by the past of this museum.
Location: Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
Timings: 11 AM to 3 PM
Entry Fee: NPR 500 / INR 313
7. International Museum Of Nepal
A museum based on the glorious past of mountains and mountaineers located at the charming city of Pokhara, International Mountain Museum is for the fans of mountains. One can spot the history, flora and fauna of mountains in this enticing museum of Nepal.
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