Go where you feel most alive.

The Tibetan Museum is located in the suburban district of McLeod Ganj in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. It is a fine snippet of Tibetan architecture and was primarily built to preserve the history and culture of Tibet. It is very close to the popular temple of Dalai Lama, popularly known as Tsuglagkhang, where his holiness resides. The museum has also been a major tourist attraction for visitors all across the globe and is regarded as the official museum of the Central Tibetan Administration Department of Information and International Relations. The Tibet Museum is purely a work of Tibetan workmanship that incorporates history reports, handiworks, earthenware, and various canvases There have been lectures and exhibitions that were conducted on the premises. The stories of the lives of people have been exhibited beautifully in the form of paintings and snaps. Built in a traditional white and yellow Tibetan style of engineering, the exterior of the museum radiates positive energy which impels people to visit and explore what the museum has to offer.

The interior of the museum is packed with various exhibitions, photographs, documentary screenings, talk series, and workshops along a single line and it is always buzzing with people who visit them. A video is also shown which highlights the voyage of Tibet into the Himalayas which is very interesting to watch. Due to the exhibitions and workshops conducted, the Tibet Museum teaches children a lot about the Tibetan culture and is thus, an ideal place for them to build up their knowledge and have relaxation at the same time.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Mcleodganj would be from March to July. In the rainy season, Mcleodganj experiences heavy rainfall, and it freezing during the wintertime. The Buddhist Losar Festival takes place during March and you can adore your vacation at this point.

How to Reach

The museum is within easy reach of both airport and train stations. The closest airport is the Kangra-Gaggal airport. It is approximately 18 km from the airport, you can rent a cab from there and reach straight here.

Also, the Kangra railway station is also closest to the Tibetan Museum, around 16 km. You can arrange for a personal car or take a cab.

Basic Gears

  • Travel Guide / Map Print Out
  • PhotoIDs for all members
  • Pen and a small Diary
  • Bag Locks
  • Torchlight or Flashlight
  • Power bank
  • Multi-Plug
  • Hand Sanitizer

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