Garhwal Regimental Museum / Darwan Singh Museum
Museum / Gallery
#2 of 9 Places to Visit in Lansdowne
Distance (From Lansdowne Bus Stand): 0.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 500 m from Lansdowne Market near Parade Ground, Darwan Singh Regimental Museum is one of the top Lansdowne tourist places. The Museum houses numerous antique artifacts belonging to the Garhwal Rifles.
Regimental Museum is a historical defense museum named after the famous Victoria Cross holder Darwan Singh Negi. This museum was inaugurated in the year 1983 to preserve the elements used by the Garhwal Regiment. Darwan Singh was the Naik in 1st Battalion, 39th Garhwal Rifles, in British Indian Army during First World War. He fearlessly fought and impressed everyone with his performance and was awarded with Victoria Cross.
This beautiful two storey building exhibits Battle scenes of Pre-Independence and Post-Independence periods, portraits of the brave soldiers, achievements, customs, traditions, rich certificates and documents of world war I and II, war trophies, antiques, old dresses, medals, appreciations. Tourist can also visit the beautiful flower garden outside the museum.
Entry Fee: Rs.50 per person
Timings: 9 AM - 12 PM and 3 PM - 6 PM on all days except on holidays and Sundays.