Himachal State Museum
Himalayan Bird Park
Opposite the Viceregal Lodge's gate is the Himalayan Bird Park, with a small collection of exotic birdlife, including the iridescent...
The official summer residence of the British viceroys was completed in 1888 and the Indian subcontinent was ruled from here for half of...
The grand neo-Gothic Gorton Castle (1904) was formerly the colonial government secretariat and is now the State Accountant-General's...
For a formal night out, look no further than the colonial-era elegance of the Cecil Restaurant at the Oberoi. The menu is strong on...
Himachal State Museum information
About 2.5km west of Scandal Point, up near the telecommunications mast, the state museum occupies an 1860s mansion and houses an impressive collection of Himachali, Rajasthani and Punjabi miniatures, as well as colourful traditional costumes and jewellery, delicate stone and wood carvings, and interesting photos of Himachal temples.