National Museum of Bhutan


Go to Natural History Gallery

Natural History Gallery

Bhutan boasts a great variety of plants and animals that thrive in a range of environments from tropical jungle (Southern Bhutan) to high snow bound mountains (Northern Bhutan).

Go to Ground floor

Ground floor

Below the arms and armour gallery, there are two cell rooms, where prisoners of wars were kept during the time of internal and external strife.

Go to First Floor

First Floor

Cane and Bamboo Products, and Arms and Armour (1st Floor) This gallery exhibits both modern and traditional weapons which include guns, cannons, swords, and bows and arrows.

Go to Second Floor

Second Floor

On the 2nd floor is a rich collection of Bhutanese stamps that were issued by the country’s postal service to commemorate a range of subjects including classic automobiles, Bhutanese wildlife,

Go to Third Floor

Third Floor

Zhabdrung Gallery, Numismatic, Clothing and Jewelry Collection (3rd Floor) On the third floor is the collection of coins, historic jewelry, and traditional costumes.

Go to Fourth Floor

Fourth Floor

Inside the museum entrance on the fourth floor is a small collection of prehistoric items ranging from adzes to earthenware pots collected from

Go to Fifth Floor

Fifth Floor

The Chapel of the Wealth Deity The Namsay Phodrang is located in the inner circular chamber on the fifth floor is dedicated to Gyalpo Namthoe Sey

Go to Sixth Floor

Sixth Floor

Tshogzhing Lhakhang (Chapel of the Tree of Merit (6th floor). The Tshogzhing Lhakhang comprises of a three dimensional tree mandala rep-resenting the four