The Patan Museum displays the traditional sacred art of Nepal in an illustrious architectural setting. Its home is an old residential court of Patan Darbar, one of the royal palaces of the former Malla kings of the Kathmandu Valley. Its gilded door and window face one of the most beautiful squares in the world.
The National Museum located near the Swayambhunath Stupa is a veritable storehouse of breathtaking bronze statues, rich collection of Paubha scroll paintings, relics of the Great Earthquakes of 1934, and also includes an extraordinary collection of ancient firearms, weapons captured in various wars in the annals of Nepalese history.
Nepal Ethnographic Museum
Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-lingual nation. Pluralism and diversity are its unique and notable features. As the pace of transformation intensifies, there is merit in preserving a representative sample of existing lifestyles as a testament to the magnificent diversity of Nepal's cultural forms - our most cherished and unique practices, beliefs, customs and material aspect of our multi cultural society - for future generation. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepal National Ethnographic Museum (NNEM) has joined hands to develop this museum into reality.
The Nepal museum, which is one of the oldest museum of Nepal, is close to Swayambhu, and slightly to the south, a convenient visit on the way back to the city. The museum is open from 10:15 to 15:30 in the winder and from 10:30 to 16:30 in the summer. The new building contains many beautiful carvings in wood and some especially interesting bronze idols. The old building illustrates recent Nepalese history with the uniforms and weapons of Nepalese soldiers and generals from the past centuries.
Himalayan Cottage and Museum
Situated amidst natural beauty and 32 km away from Pokhara, Renowned as Nepal's Cherrapunji. Himalayan Cottage and Museum, Tanchowk, a first of its kind in Nepal, Heartily welcomes all the Tourists.
Museum of Natural History Nepal
The Museum of Natural History of Nepal is one of the marvels of Kathmandu. Situated at a walking distance from the National Museum, the museum will fall in your right-hand while going towards Swayambhunath hills. The Museum of Natural History has a very interesting collection of various species of the fauna and flora from across the Himalayan kingdom.