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The National Museum

Chhauni, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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it is the original museum of kathmandu

nice display of antiques and historical stuff of nepal. it is the first original museum of nepal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A discourse on Nepal's history

I would recommend the national museum in Pathan for those interested in Nepal's history and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Religious, secular and military artifacts of all kinds are housed in the three buildings comprising this museum complex.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“royal family” (4 reviews)
“buddhist art” (3 reviews)
Chhauni, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice display of antiques and historical stuff of nepal. it is the first original museum of nepal, also houses an old used battered car belonging to the king of nepal.

Thank 825amarg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend the national museum in Pathan for those interested in Nepal's history and cultural heritage. The museum also has a fantastic Buddhist art gallery.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was a fascinating place to visit in Nepal, just to look around and also take photo's. Would highly recommend the visit.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Arts, culture, religious and natural artifacts that help explain Nepal. Worth a visit if you're in need of something organized to do for a day. Very easy to couple with a visit to the Military History museum.

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The National Museum in Patan is a magnificent small concentrated space displaying a number of historically and artistically important and beautiful pieces. And It has a wonderful outdoor restaurant in the center of it.

Thank petervonmertens
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The museum has an excellent collection of artifacts from all over Nepal. The collection is very well curated and the exhibits have good labeling in English with helpful information about each one of them. The collection is divided by stone, wood, metal and has some...More

Thank tatyanay1
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This museum is a good place to visit with kids. The museum has statues, paintings, murals, coins and weapons. It has three buildings Art Gallery, Buddhist Art Gallery and Historical Museum. Kids will love Historical Museum. Looks little unmanaged though.

1  Thank Sugat S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

museum is nice to visit around it's located in nice place . Really enjoy with unique art and architecture.

2  Thank luichu94
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Well they allow camera inside that's a very interesting thing. Some beautiful old historical God & Goddess are there. Some old arts & hand written Shahnama wow. But i was disappointed when they didn't allow take picture of this particular item. There is a interesting...More

4  Thank Shomoyboss
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The things inside the museum are same and nothing different like when i visited 10 years ago. Recommended if you are first timer and want to see some antique pieces, clothes,cars and other things.

Thank Sakesh K
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9 April 2017|
Response from Sugat S | Reviewed this property |
According to official website, entry fee for tourist is Rs. 150 (Foreign Countries) and Rs. 50 for (SAARC Countries).