Bhuri Singh Museum in Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh is a major attraction for people who adore history along with traveling. The museum is located in Chamba and it endorses the existence of the ancient Chamba town. The museum was opened on 14th September in 1908. It was given the name of the King Bhuri, who governed the town from 1904 to 1919.
This historic museum is set up with a view to preserving the ancient reminiscence of the Chamba town. In it’s very beginning the mural paintings gifted by Raja Bhuri Singh were mainly preserved there. Now it has copper and silver grant plates, coins, arms and armor, old paintings, memorial stones, ritual objects, Pahari paitings, sculpture, fountain stone slabs, manuscripts, textiles and jewellery. As the museum website states, now it possesses “about 8500 antiquities related to art, craft, and cultural anthropology”.
The museum welcomes you from 10 AM to 5 PM on all weekdays excluding Sundays. The entrance pass is available at 40 INR per an adult Indian citizen and 100 INR for an adult foreigner. The camera charges costs extra.
Visiting the historic museum helps to know the pulse of its past glory of that place. It’s an experience of walking hand in hand through the ancient days.