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The museum is very well arranged, with a series of displays showing how mountaineering equipment... read more

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A historic museum

This museum, part of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, is a "must see" place. The well... read more

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Lebong Cart Road | Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

Its is a wonderful place to see for all those who are enthusiastic about the Himalayan mountains and is excited about climbing. The sport is practised by many enthusiasts in India today, who attempt to reach high points in the Himalayas. And this place gives...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I love climbing and was very excited to go to the museum but was a little disappointed when I got there. Would have been nice if they had a nice story to tell along with the artifacts. Also, would be nice if the souvenier store...More

1  Thank MayT76
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very well arranged, with a series of displays showing how mountaineering equipment has changed since the days of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. It really is amazing to think that Everest was conquered using such basic equipment. We were feeling the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum, part of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, is a "must see" place. The well curated displays in the museum include old photos, newspaper reports and mountaineering tools and equipment actually used in various expedition. Unfortunately, photography is not allowed inside the museum.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

A very beautiful flower conservatory, this place has great ambience with a great display of flowers in variety, there is a fountain and pond with a small bridge in the middle, very picturesque place.

Thank yankatul
Reviewed 14 July 2018

While going round this place you can see Sir edmund Hillary statue and memorium of head of institute , Sherpa Tenzing. What a variety of gadgets used while exploring Himalyas. You can also have demo by self climbing. There is a model covering Shivalik range...More

Thank devkiran53
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is very good as it has many memories related to Mt. Everest. The equipment used by sir Tenzing during his Everest climb can be seen in this museum.

Thank neha763
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It had memoirs of legends who have successfully climbed Mount Everest and also the tools and gadgets used by them in those primitive days.

Thank Sanjay S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

It is place of Rare collection of Mountaineering fact & equipment. All equipment belongs to Tenzing are displayed there when he climbed Mt Everest. You can also see evolution of Mountaineering equipment.

Thank BharatT163
Reviewed 14 June 2018

the artifacts and images were very awe-inspiring.they were very well exhibited. gears used i recent expeditoion to the Mt everest were also displayed, which gives us comparison and idea with what minimal gears and help they had achieved there feat..the 1st person to climb the...More

Thank travelsome4
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A part of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute,the Everest Museum tells us the saga of the different mountains conquered from time to time by the brave stalwarts.Its an interesting place to visit for an hour or so!!

Thank JharnaS10
Reviewed 13 May 2018

lots of information, photos, models provide inspiration to everest enthusiasts. They need to upgrade this as it looks dated.

Thank venke98
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