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Lok Virsa Museum

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Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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If you're looking for an cultural heritage of Pakistan within metres, you are at the right place. You may find beautiful art work and classic stuff related to our culture. Reasonable prices if you want to shop, beautiful hand purses, shawls for men & women,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Umair I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting natural history museum, with a lot of information on Pakistan. My favorite thing was shopping at the shops inside and outside for crafts and gifts.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large, well maintained museum. Artefacts are grouped under regions (provinces/countries) so one can learn how the life is in different parts of the country and central asian nations. A must to visit place, if you are in Islamabad

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Atif M
Reviewed 6 December 2018

You can take a look at Pakistani culture as much of the artifacts from variouss provinces of pakistan are present here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank omerhashmi
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This museum is located in the middle of a national park and is best accessed by car. Tickets (cash only) for foreign students was Rs. 250 ($1.89 or £1.47), whereas Pakistani students were charged Rs. 10 ($0.08 or 6p). Normal foreign visitors are charged Rs....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank youyouxue
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Lok Virsa islamabad is a place surrounded by lush green dense forest where the cultures of Pakistan meet the style. In november every year there is a mela in which artists are gathered here from all the four provinces, kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. I just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 512asadi
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum to visit, outlining the history of the many different people of Pakistan and it's provinces.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SanaR123
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Islamabad, visiting Lok Virsa Museum shall be a good experience. You will see cultural dresses, models of old houses, professions of old time and much more related to provinces of Pakistan. There you will also find sections of Central Asian States...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank amin8182
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

As a foreigner I thought this was an excellent way to learn about the origins of Pakistani and other central Asian cultures. The collection of artefacts is impressive and gives a real sense of the artistic talents with which this country holds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank McD_M_A
Reviewed 11 October 2018

If want to get a flavour of entire Pakistan's culture, visit Lok Virsa Museum (LVM) in Islamabad. And you will be enthralled to see the rich and diverse civilizations and their vibrant cultures. It depicts stories of ppl belonging to dif areas and culture and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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