We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Patan Museum

Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
01-521492
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$75.00*
and up
4-Hour Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square Tour from Kathmandu
More Info
US$60.00*
and up
3-Hour Private Visit to the Architectural City of Patan
More Info
US$100.00*
and up
City tour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
It takes all three floors of the meticulously restored royal palace to cover thirteen centuries of Nepal’s religious art history; easily Nepal’s leading museum.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great cafe” (4 reviews)
“old palace” (10 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:30
LOCATION
Royal Palace Complex | Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
CONTACT
Website
01-521492
Write a Review
Reviews (372)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Lovely museum in the Royal Palace complex, some displays were outstanding. 'Gardens' contained tent/shelters where men were reassembling and when necessary remaking parts/trim damaged by earthquake which was very interesting. They were very skilled artisans.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to have a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal, this is the place to be. More than the museum, the entire area is a living museum despite the on-going restoration of the palace and temples. The design of the Hindu...More

Thank abetv_2020
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Patan durbar square is 5km (south- est from Kathmandu. Here you can see very beautiful architecture Temples and places.

Thank g3adventure
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The museum is very informative and speaks for Patan very much. The displays are well explained and there is a sitting arrangement at the top floor from where you can gaze at the full area and relax. The Newar culture is also a big part...More

Thank faysal_06153
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I came with a guide, it was wonderful. You can visit a royal palace and a museum on the square, also a monastery not far

Thank Enzo M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Been here after 10 years, not much change still same environment, cleanliness and friendly people around, must visit while in Nepal trip

Thank Roxstha
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is very rich in finding and studying about history. The museum is full of traditional artifacts used or was available during the past. this place is packed with the information for all kind of people like history researcher, study savvy, traveler, archeologist and...More

Thank tokenofbites
Reviewed 24 August 2017

we visited the city, and the museum is a must, including the nearby royal buildings recently opened for public visit. The cafe in the museum backyard offers great juices and delicious nepalese food. service was excellent and the place is surrounded by the beautiful palace...More

Thank ditorresm
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This site is approx 20 mins drive from Kathmandu, architecture & crafts are bit different thank kathmandu & Bhaktapur. Though recent massive earthquake has destroyed a lot but restoration work is on, museum is worth visiting, good collection of history, pretty happening gathering for locals...More

Thank F0xtraveller
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Excellent temples and old buildings. There is some earthquake damage but it is still worth going to see. The admission fee is slightly high but worth paying. There seems to be a lot of activity and ceremonies most days.

Thank cottagechris
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Tasneem's Kings Kitchen
238 reviews
1.03 km away
Cafe Swotha
188 reviews
.13 km away
The Inn Patan
39 reviews
.12 km away
Dhokaima Cafe
101 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)
232 reviews
.22 km away
Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval)
80 reviews
.07 km away
Patan Gate
28 reviews
.64 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Patan Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit