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Lok Virsa Museum

Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
+92 51 9249209
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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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+92 51 9249209
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"different cultures"
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"local culture"
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"rich cultural heritage"
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"cultural aspects"
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"everyday life"
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"great overview"
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"neighboring countries"
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"central asia"
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"visiting islamabad"
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"visit this place"
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"entry fee"
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"two hours"
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"very nice place"
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"pakistan monument"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lok Virsa is called the "Museum for the people of Pakistan". All I can see was old buildings requiring maintenance, surrounding needed cleaning. Did not see any display of cultural stuff or pottery and such. Some shops selling overpriced items which can be found cheaper...More

Thank Suzy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is an entry fee which is very small. Lovely place to wonder around for a couple of hours easily- lots of information and history. Well laid out and informative. Great for kids to enjoy too. Shops outside to buy local crafts and unusual gifts.

Thank Khadija M
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A great place to find items of Arts & Crafts, jewellry, Lcoal art & souvenirs; be sure to haggle though; a little bit can go along way in getting a few good bargains

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

the staff was unprofessional and the people who visited the place made it feel cheap. they would whistle in front of girl. take pictures in front of everything. in general, the place is good. the visitors and staff made us have a negative opinion on...More

Thank Syed A
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A must see if ur visiting Islamabad. Very well made and full of culture and heritage collections. If one is interested in arts and history than highly recommended.

Thank Ali M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Heritage Museum, Faiz Heritage Library,Lok Khaba, Sharbat Point, Artisan Bazar, Craft Bazar, An Open Air Theatre, A Media Centre, Zarsanga Hall, Mai Bhagi Hall, Museum Hall and Pakistan Monument Museum, Lok Virsa houses all these unique and incredible places with the slight exception that Pakistan...More

1  Thank Virdah K
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Pakistan’s only managed cultural center. One can enjoy about 2-3 hours of history lesson with relatable outcomes. There is something for everyone.

Thank Fahad T
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Its excellent point for tourist visit in Islamabad and very near Natural history museum is their and also very good park and facility to see the lok virsa.

Thank ayazgulkeerio
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Make sure you have at least half a day to work your way through this museum which is rich in the history of Pakistan.

Thank Eben v
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Pakistan's rich cultural heritage at Lok Virsa Museum, from early Pakistan culture to the glorious Mughal dynasty and the contemporary struggles of the modern nation. The mannequins portraying everyday life for ordinary families feel realistic and vividly tell each story. Wander among additional displays of...More

Thank Rizwan A
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