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Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art

Near Hadimba Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
+91 88949 15059
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Good place to visit

This is one the main attraction in Manali. There are some water activities here. There are some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
advance1984
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New Delhi, India
Nice museum

It is just opposite Hadimba temple. Good to see and understand the culture and folk arts of Manali... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reshma R
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Chennai (Madras), India
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The Museum is a unique and extraordinary collection of unknown and rare antiques of the state. It demonstrates the almost extinct articles that clearly display the forgotten culture, art and handicraft of Himachal Pradesh. The Museum displays models of temples, old houses and forts, traditional dresses, utensils, musical and ritual instruments, wood carvings and various other articles.
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  • Average24%
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  • Terrible1%
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Near Hadimba Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
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+91 88949 15059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one the main attraction in Manali. There are some water activities here. There are some other good program and activities.

Thank advance1984
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just opposite Hadimba temple. Good to see and understand the culture and folk arts of Manali. The dresses of Manali are available in Shimla too.There are good chat shops near the museum

Thank Reshma R
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The museum is very nice with a collection of the traditional equipment and the accessories used by the folk of Himalayas. Worth a visit.

Thank Osden F
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

We went here since the museum is close to Hidimba Devi Temple. They do have some old instruments, utensils, weapons portraying the history of the place, but is a relatively boring spot. Don't bother to travel all the way to the museum if you are...More

Thank Santosh53
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This museum is located just opposite to the entrance of the Hadimba temple. It is a small museum, but provides a history of the local art and culture. Interesting artifacts and worth a visit.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

This small museum is located quite near to Hidamba temple. Have nominal entry fee. Good collection of utensils and products which are still being used in many parts of rural India. It took back to our old memories as many of such articles displayed were...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Must visit place for all history lovers.. must visit to know about Himachal culture..helpful staff ..

1  Thank BALDEV R
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

I wish the government had maintained the museum with more lights and some more things. My trip to the museum ended in 15mins. A guide would be a nice idea who relates the things and add few more stories to structures put inside. Maybe a...More

Thank Cheena S
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

As I suggest with all museums, get the audio guide. It's a small museum which you can finish off in an hour, and get insights into the dressing,history and architecture of the region. Especially enjoyed the miniature versions built of various famous temples, where you...More

Thank Akash K
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

This is a small museum with some nice relics from the local culture! I found it interesting and recommend it!

Thank Cris-Eshana
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