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Museums in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal State Museum

The Himachal State Museum displays sculpture, paintings, decorative arts, jewellery, wood carvings, manuscripts, arms and armoury. Also on view are Stone Age tools and implements. prehistoric pottery and terracotta.

Himachal State Museum
Near Chaura Maidan
Shimla 171 004

Timing: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed on Mondays and government holidays.

Bhuri Singh Museum

The Bhuri Singh Museum is a unique art museum. Established in 1908 the museum moved to its present premises in 1983. It derives its name from the enlightened Bhuri Singh who ruled the state between 1904 and 1919.

On view are a fine collection of wall paintings, miniature paintings from the Pahari school and the Rang Mahal series. There are also Chamba rumals, embroidered textiles which are exclusive to the region. Other antiquities include bronzes, copper plates and wood carvings, all of which represent the artistic traditions of the state.

Bhuri Singh Museum
Chamba 176 310

Timing: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed on Mondays and government holidays.


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