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6 Must Visit Museums in Pakistan

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

National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi.

Area of focus: Archaeology, history, manuscripts, numismatics and ethnology.

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum.

Area of focus: Pre-historic times, Hindu Shahi period, archaeology, history, fine arts, applied arts, ethnology and craft objects.

Lok Virsa Museum, Islamabad

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.

Taxila Museum

Taxila Museum, Taxila.

Area of focus: Archaeology, history, Buddhist religion, Hindu religion, Jain religion, Buddhists monasteries, Greek temples, Gandharan art.

Peshawar Museum

Peshawar Museum, Saddar Raod, Peshawar.

Area of focus: Gandhara, Greco- Buddhist, Kushan, Parthian and Indo- Scythian life.

Quetta Museum

Quetta Museum, Fifa Road, Quetta.

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!

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