Visiting the Museum

Location:


The Tibet Museum is located near the Main Temple (Tsuglagkhang) of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala.

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Museum Hours:
Summer: 9.00 – 18.00 (Tuesday to Sunday)
Winter: 9.00 – 17.00 (Tuesday to Sunday)

The museum is closed on Mondays and Saturdays (except for the 1st Saturday of the month). Moreover, the museum will be closed during Tibetan festivals and other gazetted holidays.

 

Admission:
Following the Central Tibetan Administration declaration of 2013 as “Solidarity With Tibet Campaign Year”, the Tibet Museum welcomes visitors, free of charge, from March 10 2013 to till date. This decision aims to express solidarity with Tibetans inside Tibet and inform the global community about Tibet’s history, cultural heritage, current situation and ongoing rights violation inside Tibet.

 

Documentary Movie Fee:
The Tibet Museum screens documentary movies on Tibet and Tibet-related issue every day at 11 a.m and 3 p.m. Tickets are available at the museum’s entrance counter. Since our principal motive is to raise awareness and educate, the movie tickets are priced at a minimal rate of Rs.10.

 

Photography

Still photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only in the museum’s permanent collection gallery. Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited without the prior written permission of the Tibet Museum. Photography is not permitted in special exhibition areas; works of art on loan from private collections or other institutions may not be photographed. The use of flash is prohibited at all times and in all galleries. The use of movie and video cameras in the museum require prior permission from the Tibet Museum Administration Office.

 

For PRESS and other special photography, including film and videotape projects, please contact the Tibet Museum by phone (1892-222457/222510) or e-mail at tibetmuseum@tibet.net.

 

The Tibet Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.