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Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Mountainering Institute not only has the Training and development for enthusiasts who want to learn Trekking, but also has the Culture and Heritage museum and a Wonderful zoo.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sragul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is good as you get to see three points together. One the is zoo and other one is bengal natural museum. HMI has things like gloves and jackets, shoes and other things which were used by mountaineers to climb. You will also see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Pooja_Vikesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the movie that they show here, and also the museum is so amazing. You get to know so much about the history and learn about the Himalayas.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Churiwala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Established in 1954 under the hands of then prime minister of india Jawaharlal Nehru has been contributing in sports activities - Mountaineering through scientific methods teaching sports and adventures to all interested. Tenzing Norgay and Edmand Hillary were the first to reach Mt.Everest followed thereafter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JayantSathe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, plenty of information, film show, museum, good personal facility, Climbing wall for children and adults, mountaineering school.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank arunadasandi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting overview about mountaineering in the Himalayas. As it part of the zoo it is really worth the visit while you are there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hjkort
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both my husband and I enjoy the history of mountaineering and also visiting these regions. It is also a tribute to these gutsy people who undertake these pastimes, especially Tenzing Norgay.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karen h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a unique place for earning experience about climbing Mt. Everest, Nepal. I went there 3 times previously. Someone looked up inside the museum when Hillary and Tenzing was successfully climbing Mt. Everest in May 1953. Very inserting matter happened at that time. They have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Rezaur R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fascinating insight into all the great mountaineering expeditions and the equipment that was used . An eye opener into the bravery of the climbers. Also we saw Tensing Norgay's tomb.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank faridap2013
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Good for adventure freaks..... Normal for people who come to visit Darjeeling.... Can see museum.... Hall of Fame who conquered mount Everest

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from SantanuC87 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from SubirChandra | Reviewed this property |
mainly govt. holidays followed by hmi. opening time 9am to 5 pm. for further information contact the phone no. of HMI:0354-2254083
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Response from udayan_roy85 | Reviewed this property |
The entry fee is Rs. 50 for both HMI and the Zoo packed together. Camera fee is Rs. 10. The time depends on you. For ourselves, it took more than 3 hours to visit the two. Also there is a Natural History Museum in the zoo... More