This treasure trove of Kangra
valley arts, crafts and rich past, displays artifacts that date back
to 5th century. It includes a gallery of
miniature painting and a representative collection of sculptures,
pottery and anthropological items.
The Kangra museum also has a good collection of elaborately embroidered costumes, woodcarvings and Jewellery of the tribal people. The Shamianas used by the local royalty, jali's, pandals and lintels are also included in the collection of coins and manuscripts.
The museum also has a section dedicated to the contemporary artists, sculptures and photographers. A library is just below the museum. This art museum was inaugurated in 1990 and is located just above the Kotwali Bazar, Dharamsala.
The museum remains open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. and entry is free.