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Museums of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla State Museum (Shimla)

The State museum has a good collection of statues, coins, photos and other items from around Himachal Pradesh. There is also a useful Library, full of historical books.

Kangra Art Museum (Kangra)

Located just above the Kotwali Bazaar, the gallery houses a collection of of Kangra's famous miniature paintings, a range of sculpture, ancient pottery, tapestries and anthropological items that date back to the 5th century.

Bhuri Singh Museum (Chamba)

Named after Raja Bhuri Singh of Chamba, the museum displays old copper plate grants and title deed, miniature paintings, bronzes, embroidered textiles, jewellery, coins, arms and armour, decorative objects and carved doors from the old palaces are also on display.

Nicholas Roerich Museum (Kullu)

Paintings of Nicholas Roerich, a Russian emigre who settled in Naggar after the Revolution of 1917, are on display at this gallery.

Tourist Attractions of Himachal Pradesh


The main tourist attraction of Kullu is the Raghunath Temple. And In Bajaura there is a famous temple of Basheshar Mahadev with fine stone carvings and sculptures.


Once called the "end of the habitable world," Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere contains many beautiful sites & temples ie. Manali is known for its shiny gompas or Buddhist monasteries.


Shimla truly known as "Destination for all seasons". Christ Church is the second oldest church and is one of the landmarks of Shimla. Himachal State Museum & Library it has a good collection of ancient historical sculptures, Kufri this hill famous for its trekking and hiking trails.

 Other Tourist Destination in Himachal Pradesh
 Kangra, Solan, Chamba, Kinnaur, Dharamshala, Mandi, Una, Lehul & Spiti.
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