museum in shimla
museum in shimla

Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary

AddressShimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary NH 22 Charabra Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh 171012, Himachal Pradesh 171012 0177 262 3993 https://maps.google.com/?cid=14062565407851018155
Average Time To Spend3 Hours
BriefForested nature preserve and site of the city's water supply, featuring hiking trails and wildlife
Distance From Other Place5.4 KM from Jakhu Temple, 6.4 KM from Christ church
ExtraErstwhile the property of the famous Rana of Koti, the Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary is today the source of water supply in all of Shimla
FactsThe plantations in the area includes of coniferous forests, which means the presence of White Oak, Deodar trees, Vascular herbs, Chill Pine and Blue Pine in huge amount.
Opening Hours10.00 AM-4.00 PM
People Love For PlaceCyclical trail is good, great place to visit in all seasons
Ticket PriceFree
Type Of MuseumWildlife Sanctuary
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Indian Institute of Advanced Study

AddressIndian Institute of Advanced Study Near Birds Zoo Boileaugunj Rashtrapati Nivas, Chaura Maidan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005 0177 283 2930 https://maps.google.com/?cid=1781230068575090646
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefEducational facility housed in an 1880's Indo-Gothic mansion, offering tours to the public
Distance From Other Place5.5 KM from Army Heritage Museum, 4.0 KM from Scandal point
ExtraThe Inside of this monument is teak-paneled and there is an entrance doorway, a huge staircase and fireplace which best parts to sight-see here
FactsIt is also referred to as Viceregal Lodge and has been host for many events and conferences including Shimla Agreement 1947
Opening Hours9.00 AM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceThe place is well maintained with a beautiful garden.Amazing building with an astonishing architecture
Ticket PriceINR 40 for Indian citizens, INR 85 for Foreigners, INR 20 for Garden Visit.
Type Of MuseumIndian research center
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Himachal State Museum

AddressHimachal State Museum Library Chaura Maidan Rd, Nabha, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004 0177 280 5044 https://maps.google.com/?cid=18149520595738560413
Average Time To Spend1-2 Hours
BriefThe State Museum Shimla is housed in an old Victorian mansion carefully altered to adapt it to the museum
Distance From Other Place3 KM from Scandal Point, 3.3 KM from Chadwick falls
ExtraPerched on a lonely hilltop known as ‘Inveram’ the serenity and the quietude of the distant mountains from here is striking.
FactsIts main motive is to preserve the antiquities stored here, and to maintain them.
Opening Hours10.00 AM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceSurroundings very calm and serene. It is full of lush greenery and sloping cavities.
Ticket PriceIndian- INR 30 Foreigner- INR 100
Type Of MuseumHistory, Culture, Archaeology
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Viceregal Lodge

AddressViceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens Rashtrapati Nivas Chaura Maidan Road, Near, Observatory Hill, Boileauganj, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005 0177 283 1376 https://maps.google.com/?cid=14063078509523736967
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefThis palatial former home of the british viceroyal, now a government office, offers guided tours
Distance From Other Place5.5 KM from Army Heritage Museum, 4.0 KM from Scandal point
ExtraOriginally the residence of the Viceroys of India, it now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), where research scholars from all around the world congregate for debates and discussions
FactsAlso known as the Rashtrapati Niwas, the Viceregal Lodge is a heritage building situated atop the Observatory Hill in Shimla.
Opening Hours10.30 AM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceSprawling gardens on all sides, a baronial fire place and balconies offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains
Ticket PriceINR 40 for Indian citizens, INR 85 for Foreigners, INR 20 for Garden Visit.
Type Of MuseumIndian research center
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Reserve Forest Sanctuary

AddressShimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary NH 22, Charabra, Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh 171012 094595 19620 https://maps.google.com/?cid=18189683709930768292
Average Time To Spend2 Hours
Brief951- Hectare area of forested mountainside crisscrossed with small streams and home to native wildlife
Distance From Other Place4.9 KM from Water Catchment wildlife sanctuary, 10 KM from Jakhu temple
ExtraThe Himalayan deodar, pine, oak, rhododendron, horse chestnut and maple are most widely found trees.
FactsFrom this sanctuary, you can behold breathtaking views of Deo Tibba, Chota Shali, Bandar Poonch, Rakta Dhar, Badrinath and Pir Panjal – some of the most majestic Himalayan Mountains
Opening Hours9.00 AM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceA good long walk in the forest with nice views. Great scenery water falls and best part wooden cabins.
Ticket PriceINR 25
Type Of MuseumWildlife Sanctuary
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Johnnie's Wax Museum

AddressJohnnie's Wax Museum Near willow Bank, 2, Mall Rd, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 0177 281 3777 https://maps.google.com/?cid=15563709180079911895
Average Time To Spend30 Minutes
BriefModest attraction featuring life sized wax figures of local and international icons
Distance From Other Place4.0 KM from Himalayan Bird Park, 4.6 KM from Army Heritage Museum
ExtraIt is beautifully crafted by artists of “BM Brothers company”- Gurgaon based company. The Johnnie’s Wax Museum is located at the historic Willow Banks estate in capital city Shimla
FactsCollection of sixteen wax statues made in London are now displayed at the historic Willow Bank Estate.
Opening Hours10.00 AM-10.00 PM
People Love For PlaceThe place is well maintained, with good music. Photography is allowed. The wax statues are plenty in number and all of them look beautiful.
Ticket PriceINR 250
Type Of MuseumWax figures of personalities
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum

AddressArmy Heritage Museum Annadale Rd, Annadale, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003 https://maps.google.com/?cid=9612242305482116029
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefCozy museum offering educational displays on national army history with weapons and uniforms
Distance From Other Place7.4 KM from Chadwick Falls, 4.1 KM from Himachal State museum
ExtraThe museum provides comprehensive information about the various regiments of Indian Army
FactsThe surrender letter that Pakistan signed during the 1971 war is exhibited here. Moreover, the arms and weapons that were used in the war also displayed in the museum
Opening Hours10.00 AM-2.00 PM, 3.00 PM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceWell maintained museum with excellent scenery.Beautiful golf course
Ticket PriceFree
Type Of MuseumDisplay of National army weapons and uniforms
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Himalyan Bird Park

AddressHimalayan Bird Park Museum Road, Near Advanced University, Chaura Maidan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004 https://maps.google.com/?cid=16914937925658784601
Average Time To Spend30 Minutes
BriefSmall, simple park, open in summer only, exhibiting a range of native and exotic birds.
Distance From Other Place650 m from Indian institute of Advanced Study,5.2 KM from Sankat Mochan Temple
ExtraThe Himalayan Aviary or the Himalayan Bird Park is located opposite the Viceregal Lodge, at a height of over 2000 meters.
FactsA wonderful place for nature lovers, it comprises of lush green pastures awash with rare plants and trees and a huge collection of bird species like peafowl, pheasants, the Himalayan Monal, peacocks
Opening Hours10.00 AM-6.00 PM
People Love For PlaceBeautiful, well maintained, small bird park. Peacocks are the star attraction.
Ticket PriceINR 10
Type Of MuseumBird Park
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