Jim Corbett Museum
Museum / Gallery
Distance (From Jim Corbett National Park): 25 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 25 km from Haldwani, 32 km from Ramnagar, and 34 km from Nainital, Jim Corbett Museum is a heritage museum situated in Choti Haldwani on Ramnagar road near Kaladhungi Town.
The museum was formally initiated by a few forest officers in the year 1965. Jim Corbett built this house in 1922 for himself at Choti Haldwani, which now houses the museum in his memory. It is a single storied bungalow built using stone and lime mortar on a high plinth. This house served as winter residence for Jim and his sister Maggie. Before leaving India in 1947, he sold this property to a friend Babu Chiranji Lal. Later, in 1965 it was sold to the forest department for setting up the museum.
The museum brings the memory, life and activities of Jim Corbett. Jim was a renowned environmentalist, hunter as well as a front runner in the tiger conservation. At the museum, tourists can view amazing belongings of Jim Corbett. Corbett Museum showcases Corbett's own hunting weapons, his personal belongings, sketches, manuscripts and his hunts from the place. There is a statue of Jim Corbett in the compound and also at the entrance of the house. Tourists can also visit Corbett Falls situated at a distance of 4 km from the Museum.
Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Indians, Rs.50 for Foreigners and Rs.3 for Students.
Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM on all days except Sunday.