The Tibet House Museum

The Tibet house located in Lodhi Road, New Delhi, is a structure that showcases the Tibetan culture and integrates people of different intellect and different disciplines.

It was founded by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the year 1965 with an objective to retain and commemorate the Tibetan heritage and culture. It contains many unique and special artifacts pertaining to the Tibetan culture which includes over 200 paintings, ancient jewelry, weapons, statues, Household articles etc. Quite a number of artifacts present in the museum were actually brought by the Tibetan refugees, which were later on submitted to His Holiness The Dalai Lama. The museum serves a liaison between the past and the present of Tibetan history and gives an unmatchable realistic view of what the cultural heritage of Tibet and people of Tibet was all about.

In order to educate and equip the Tibetan youth and children, the museum holds various exhibitions and other programs that can help enlighten them on their indigenous culture. Also to the interest of viewers another special aspect about the museum is the library that contains numerous books and study material on the Tibetan heritage, history and culture. The viewers can even buy certain handicrafts, jewelry, clothes etc. from the shops present around in an attempt to retain and remember the Tibetan history and its unique culture.

The entry fee for the museum is Rs.10, and it is open on working days that is from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.    

 
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