Museum of Pokhara

4 famous museums in Pokhara

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-03-06

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MUSEUMS INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSEUM

(Tel: 061-460742) opens daily (09: 00-17: 00)

The International Mountain museum is placed 1.5 km south of Pokhara airport and 5 kms from Lakeside. The spot is nghtly selected that we can enjoy the unique view of the 3 massive mountain peaks; Dhaulagiri, Annapuma and Manaslu which are above 8000 meters. The place offers to see all three mountains in a panoramic view. It provides knowledge about mountaineering, mountain cultures, environments, people in mountain history, the world's mountain system, geography of mountains, ecology, mountaineering exhibition, history and methods that were implied. Opens daily from 9:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m. Managed by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. Forty fee in Nrs: foreigners 300, residential foreigners or SAARC citizens 100, nepali adults 50, nepali students 35 and garden visitors 10 only.

REGIONAL MUSEUM

(Tel: 061-520413) It is situated between the airport and Mahendra Pul & refiects the ethnic mosaic of Westem Nepal. The lifestyle and history of Gurung, Thakali, Magar, Tharu etc are vividly showcased who are one of the important ethnic groups in Nepal. Opens daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Except Tuesdays and pubslic holidays.

ANNAPURNA BUTTERFLY MUSEUM

(Tel: 061-521102) It is also known as the Natural History Museum, located at Prithvi Narayan campus, Bagar. The museum has varieties of showcase of butterflies, insects, birds, and models of wildlife as well as different samples of precious and semi-precious stones and volcanic rocks. Opens daily from 10 a.m. To 5p.m. Except Saturdays and holidays, Managed by the ACAP.

GURKHA MEMORIAL MUSEUM

(Tel: 061-441762) opens daily from 08:00 to 16:30 Pokhara and its surrounding is widely known as homeland of the world-amous Gurkha soldiers. Reminding the reminiscence of those soldiers Ve historical brave works in the battlefields of first and second world has been established in the premises of the British Camp, Deep. Tans a good collection of used uniforms, Medals, Pictures and more materials used by those brave and courageous Gurkha soldiers during the first and second war time.




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