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Sherpa Museum

Everest Base Camp Trekking Rte, Namche Bazaar 56002, Nepal
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Interesting Museum

Entry fee to the museum was 250 Rupees which included a very informative 20-minute video which was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill C
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Vancouver
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This museum shows a fascinating history of the Kirati people, Namche itself, and displays a large... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Nilleh
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Hong Kong, China
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Everest Base Camp Trekking Rte, Namche Bazaar 56002, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entry fee to the museum was 250 Rupees which included a very informative 20-minute video which was in English. Rooms in the museum contain various items and photographs of Sherpa life and culture. There was one room dedicated to Mt. Everest and the Sherpas that...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This museum shows a fascinating history of the Kirati people, Namche itself, and displays a large collection of traditional tools and houseware. Also part of the museum is an exhibit dedicated to the expeditions, their history, equipment used, etc. The museum is also part of...More

Thank Nilleh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Very interesting photos about Sherpas, some kind of Sherpa living rooms in the museum, accessories and a photo show. Also loads of great photos you can buy

Thank xida2001
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You need to know the history of the sherpa people when in Nepal and especially when in Namche. They have a nice informative film, and this is a good museum documenting the history and lives of the sherpas. In addition they have a little cafe...More

Thank ETL1970
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lots to see at the Sherpa museum, loads of photos, newspaper articles, Everest documentation and stories about the brave Sherpas. Well worth a visit even though it is at the top of a very steep climb! Our boys loved it here

Thank Factsnotfiction71
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Sherpa are so proud of their heritage an history and willing share it with all. It costs 250 rupees (about $ 2.50) and is well worth it. The authentic tools and bowls and other items as well as the slide show, and the Everest...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We went here during our stop in Namche Bazaar. It was cute inside but didn't really leave a lot of information. What's better about this place is the location and he views it offers of Mt. Everest.

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this place after my trek. Glad I did as I saw places I visited. Great movie on Sherpa culture, exhibit in their household, and of course history of Everest. Check out.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Well done replica of Sherpa home before, electricity, running water, or modern building materials. A great collection of artifacts. The photo collection next door is a great complement to the Museum.

Thank petervonmertens
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Even though it was cloudy when I visited the museum, the Tenzing statue was a nice photo op. On clear days, the views are stunning. The museum itselt is small and only takes about 10 minutes to walk through but it has some cool Sherpa...More

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