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Address: Lebong Cart Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
Phone Number: 0354 2254087
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You can get a course from here if you want to be a mountaineer. You can get lots of inspiration from the museum. You can also see Zoo here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Sourav R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can get a course from here if you want to be a mountaineer. You can get lots of inspiration from the museum. You can also see Zoo here.

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Thank Sourav R
Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's an awesome place to visit.. This institute is located along with zoo. And you will love to visit this and get to know the different aspects of mountaineering...

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Yanam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very motivating with learned mountaineers historical achievements. My visit with family helped kids to gain some basic knowledge on the things essential for mountaineering.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seen the animals from very close distance.Specially the "Royal Bengal Tiger".I have never seen a tiger from this type of close distance.Approx 2 feet distance only a iron bar make a distance from us & the tiger.Though its a zoo till its a splendid experience.

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Tewantin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of mountain climbing is told through exhibits and written stories. Could have spent much more time there re-reading the amazing feat that the early mountaineers managed. Take your time and don't rush, as many guides try to enforce. It is really worth the time.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum contains quite a bit of gear from Tenzing Norgay and other climbers. A must visit for anyone interested in the thrill of Himalayan Mountaineering!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place to go to if you are interested in mountaineering. We first went to the zoo and then to this place as it's easy to cover both the destinations in one day. It's got a nice mini Museum and you can read and learn a lot about people who have climbers Mount Everest. My respect for the... More 

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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You got to know all about Mountaineering here at HMI. Museum and Mountaineering training is worth visiting for every tourist

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time I went to HMI... lovely reading about the mountaineers and their struggles and exploits--seeing their apparel and shoes and wondering how they did it. The models of himalays made with plaster I think was quite bad though.. the walk to and back from HMI was fantastic

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HMI is a great place of information and what hardships at those times while climbing up Tenzing Norgay and Edmund hillary and his team faced while climbing up. it was a sure show of stamina,strength and dedication.

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