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Address: Lebong Cart Road | Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, India

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Nice place

its a nice place. but not must visit. but you have too much interest about everest, then you can try .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
iAbhikhrx
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Bangladesh
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A good museum for enthusiasts but lacks proper explanation nor staffs are placed to explanation, you will find difficulty to understand. The display lights of Shivalik peaks are out of order, the challenges of mountaineers remains hidden to public. The museum misses the main objective.

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Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a nice place. but not must visit. but you have too much interest about everest, then you can try .

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Ahmedabad, INDIA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply awesome. Collection of climbers from 1900 to 2012 is just fantastic. Statue of Tansinh & their collection of cloths & other things kept in museum premises. Model of himalayan mountain range is very nice & well informative. Excitement of Everest is always stunning !!!!

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Thank MitenShah
Kolkata
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The objective of the Institute is to encourage and promote the science and art of Mountaineering among its members and students. It aims to train the enterprising members of the community, who in turn develop mountaineering activities in the Himalayas as a sport or in pursuit of scientific research related projects. The historic scientific equipment named Hitler's Telescope is also... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in mountaineering and it's history, it is a must visit place. There is so much history on display

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Thank pavan k
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful, witnessed all kinds of old and new age equipment used by the mountaineers, saw a miniature version of entire Himalayan range

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Thank AyazAmir
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The history of the many Everest expeditions is explained with several artifacts from these on display . Looking at the equipment the early attempts used you wonder how anyone survived ! Pay your respects to the first person to stand on the top of the mountain , Tensing , whose grave is in the courtyard .

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Thank ALISON H
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Has a good and unique collection of mountain climbing equipments including the dresses and supplementary materials.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and its museum is known as the Mecca for the mountaineering enthusiasts and a favorite of tourists who want to know about the human beings' brave attempts on the Himalayan range including the Everest.The upper section is for mount Everest and Makalu. This is where you can see the chronological history of all the Everest expeditions... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

It good for people who are enthusiastic about climbing mountains. Give it a try wen you are there ..

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