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Himachal State Museum

The natural beauty of the summer capital of India attracts tourists from all over the world. Tourists who are attracted about the rich part of Shimla visit the Himachal State Museum and Library. This Museum was established in the year of 1974.

Himachal State Museum contain amazing and unusual collection of ancient historical sculptures, paintings, coins, manuscripts, photos, books and other things from all over the state and external. These collections clarify the history of art and culture of Shimla. The group of Pahari painting in the Himachal State Museum deserves the special mention. The Pahari miniature paintings explain the story of Pahari life. There is also a vast collection of Mughal and Rajasthani paintings.

The Museum remains open to the private from 10am to 5pm except Mondays and Government holidays.

Location : Shimla, the hill town of Himachal Pradesh.