Museums In Himachal Pradesh

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Location: Himachal Pradesh
Places Of Interest: Jawalamukhi, Kangra Fort, Brajeshwari Temple
Best Time To Visit: Mid-May to Mid-October.

Bhuri Singh Museum, Himachal PradeshThe Shimla State Museum is the best place to learn about the pahari lifestyle, their culture, arts and handicrafts. It has got a rich collection of 2,000 objects of art including paintings left by the family of Wazir Kartar Singh of Nurpur, Kangra. Kangra Art Museum is a gallery of miniature paintings from Kangra as well as sculptures, pottery and anthropological items. Worth a visit is Dharamsala's Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, which has one of the world's most extensive collections of original Tibetan manuscripts of sacred texts and prayers and books on all aspects of Tibet. The three-storey Bhuri Singh Museum in Chamba has got an exquisite collection of miniature paintings from the Kangra Bisholi and Chamba School of paintings. Two other museums that merits a visit are the Nicholas Roerich Museum and Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum situated near Nagar.


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