Museums of Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, which is the capital and largest city of Himachal Pradesh, has several museums like the Himachal State Museum, Shimla State Museum, Johnnie's Wax Museum and Baba Bhalku Railway Museum. The Tibet Museum, Losel Doll Museum and Kangra Art Museum are located in Dharamsala, which is a city in the district of Kangra. A museum called Bhuri Singh Museum adds to the beauty of a place called Chamba, which is an ancient town in the Chamba district. Kyelang Museum is housed in Keylong, which is the administrative centre of the Lahaul and Spiti district. Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum is located in Naggar, which is a settlement in the Kullu district.
Exhibits of Museums of Himachal Pradesh
Himachal State Museum serves as a home to a collection of Himachali, Rajasthani and Punjabi miniatures, colourful traditional costumes and jewellery, delicate stone and wood carvings and interesting photos of Himachal Temples. Shimla State Museum holds a collection of magnificent paintings, sculptures, coins, handicrafts, photos etc. The Tibet Museum will familiarize a person with the Tibetan history, the Chinese occupation and the subsequent Tibetan resistance and exodus via photographs, video and clear English language display panels. Losel Doll Museum is adorned with the world's largest collection of Losel Dolls, which are made by monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery. Kangra Art Museum holds a collection of arts, crafts, wood carvings and tribal jewellery, sculptures, pottery etc. Bhuri Singh Museum has more than 5000 objects related to art, archaeology, craft and cultural anthropology, especially those related to Chamba. Kyelang Museum provides a kaleidoscopic view of the nature, life, history and culture of the entire Himalayan region via different objects. Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum is a storehouse of Russian folk art and holds several objects like musical instruments and stone carvings made by a Russian Professor named Nicolas Roerich.