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INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSEUM, POKHARA

World Nepal Gandaki Pokhara International Mountain Museum
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Heritage, Museums
Languages
Nepali and English
Altitude
805m
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Gandaki International Mountain Museum

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The International Mountain Museum was an effort of the Nepal mountaineering association to preserve the history, documents and the different stories of mountaineering around the world and Himalayas particularly. Nepal has 8 out of 14 peaks in the league of some of the highest peaks in the world, which makes the museum a confidential affair for the innumerable people living on these mountains. The IMM has been divided into halls, each catering a different aspect of mountaineering. 

At the International Mountain Museum there is a ‘Hall of the mountains’ which showcases the indigenous people of the mountains, their culture, heritage, and lifestyle and how living in the Himalayas affects their livelihood. Second, there is a hall named ‘Hall of World Mountains’, this hall focuses on all the major peaks over 8000m (popularly known as eight thousanders). The ecology on different mountains, some of the historic events in mountaineering throughout the world and other essentials facts and information’s. Third, the ‘Hall of mountain activities’, this section is dedicated to the development of mountaineering, the change that came and the equipment’s and the approaches with the changing of times. IMM is time well spent if you are interested in knowing what gives Nepal its identity. There are sample structures of famous peaks for display and for climbing just outside the museum in case reading about it encourages to something similar.

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