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“Mountaineering Museum is a must..” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
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Darjeeling Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #2 of 96 things to do in Darjeeling
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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Mountaineering Museum is a must..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

" It will bring tears to your eyes and then will freeze you to hell " That's a note written on the picture which is placed in the canteen and it truly makes you feel , what all those mountaineers had gone through while climbing snow cladded peaks , the museum of mountaineers is must to visit as it takes you to the magical world of snow capped mountains...

Visited September 2012
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“Must Do visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you only do one thing in Darjeeling visit the HMI. Tremendous range and quality of exhibits gives lots of info you will not know but find interesting.

Visited March 2013
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Wirtz, Virginia, United States
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“Informative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

The museum tells the story of mountaineering in the Himalayas. I found it quite interesting. The displays are very worn, however. This site needs to be upgraded. However, I am glad I went.

Visited March 2013
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Thane, India
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“Place of Interest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

Few days before visiting this place, I had read, Jeffrey Archer's "Paths of Glory" and I was trying to jot the details accordingly. anyways, thats not important, visit this place and you will like it for the sheer determination and perseverance of the people who have scaled the Mountain ranges.
Interestingly, once you have faced the cold weather, you will realize, what those Bravehearts have been through in their quest for reaching the summit.

Visited March 2013
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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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“Must do in Darjeeling.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

Fascinating museum, spent 2 hours there. Really neat artefacts and interesting historical info /photos of Himalayan climbing trips and of course the MT Everest stories,

Visited January 2013
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