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2 Museums to explore in Bhutan


The landlocked mountaineous country, located in the Eastern Himalayas.

National Library & Archives of Bhutan
National Library & Archives of BhutanPO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

National Library was first established in 1967 with a small collection of precious texts and was initially housed within the central tower of Tashichodzong. Later it moved to a building in the Changgangkha area of Thimphu. To provide a permanent home for the sacred religious books and manuscripts in the growing collection, construction of the present four-storeyed eight-cornered traditional building, which looks like the central tower temple of a Bhutanese Dzong, was initiated and was inaugurate

National Museum of Bhutan

The National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan.

Map of Museums to explore in Bhutan