Pakistan is a country which has a very old history. Some of the oldest civilizations in the world like Mehrgarh, Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa and Taxilla are known to have existed here. Such a rich history has made Pakistan of great interest to historians, archaeologists and travelers. There are a number of museums in the country which have a great significance in this aspect, and hence are a must visit especially for people who share these sort of interests. Tripkar brings you a list of some amazing museums in Pakistan for you to visit:
National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi
Area of focus: Archaeology, history, manuscripts, numismatics and ethnology.
Area of focus: Pre-historic times, Hindu Shahi period, archaeology, history, fine arts, applied arts, ethnology and craft objects.
Lok Virsa Museum, Islamabad
Area of focus: Heritage, culture and history. Lok Visra Heritage Library which is adjacent to the museum houses resources on ethnography, anthropology, folk music and crafts.
Area of focus: Archaeology, history, Buddhist religion, Hindu religion, Jain religion, Buddhists monasteries, Greek temples, Gandharan art.
Area of focus: Gandhara, Greco- Buddhist, Kushan, Parthian and Indo- Scythian life.
Area of focus: Antique guns, swords, manuscripts, rocks and fossils.
Have you visited any of these museums? Share your experience with us in the comments section!