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Lok Virsa Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a nominal fee you can get a quick snapshot of the local culture. There are many interesting exhibits. The numerous shops just around the museum as well as in the cultural area a few steps away provide ample opportunity to buy wonderful, authentic, handmade...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GourrmetGourmand
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Amazing historic museum full of old history of all Pakistani provinces and Neighbouring countries. Guide was nice, revisiting old memories full of knowledge for teenagers and adults. If you visit Islamabad must have a half day for this museum.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank drshaheenuqaili
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

A must visit place in Islamabad. Thematically organised & very informative. Students entry is free if they show their educational institution's ID card.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AtifHafeezSiddiqui
Reviewed June 4, 2019

A nice range of sections covering various aspects of Pakistani culture, as well as that of neighbouring countries (with the notable absence of India...) There are a range of shops on the outside selling art, furniture and curios.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Havesomelovelykob
Reviewed May 18, 2019

The museum is awash in exhibits, many of which provide fascinating cultural insights into Pakistani and related societies. I usually breeze through a museum because there's only so much you can absorb - but this one has the variety that can capture your attention repeatedly....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul K
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

This place offers you a wide knowledge of culture of subcontinent and Islamic history. Must visit place for art and history lovers

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sabaibbi
Reviewed April 15, 2019

A must visit place for locals and foreigners. Located at Shakarparian, this is an effort of government to bring the ethnology of Pakistan in shape of a museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tanveermazhar
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Where History and Culture of the region can be Understood. It is a place of interest for learners and tourists. The place gives you an insight of the history and culture of the region.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank khanabid62
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Immerse into their traditional heritage culture. So lucky that there are some cultural bazar when we were there. I have never been so happy shopping just for their paintings, handicraft & pottery. Didn't go into their museum as the bazar outside was such an excellent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank PEili K
Reviewed February 22, 2019

I was with some foreigners we started our journey from Karachi then North and in the end Islamabad,if any one in Islamabad wants to show anyone the whole of Pakistan at one place then this is the place to be, all the regions,provinces,people,history,art,religion the way...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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