URUSWATI HIMALAYAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

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Location: Naggar, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh
Main Attractions: A gallery of Russian folk art
Exhibits: Local folk art & costumes


A path winds further up above the road from the Nicholas Roerich Gallery, through the forest for around 100m to Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum set among the large deodar trees of the forty acre Roerich estate.

Founded by Madame Nicholas Roerich in 1928, the museum features a collection of local folk art, costumes, a few Roerich's paintings, several paintings by its Russian followers and a gallery of Russian folk art.

A counter sells postcards and a small selection of his books related to his work. Although the museum is only of limited interest, the walk up to it is worth while for the tranquil setting.

TIMING Tuesday- Sunday from 9 A.M. - 1 P.M. & 2 to 5 P.M.
ENTRY FEE: Rs. 10



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