If you want to learn about the Bhutanese culture, history and traditions, there is no other place better than the National Museum of Bhutan. The current national museum used to be a watchtower.
In 1968 the tower was renovated and converted into the National Museum of Bhutan. There are various galleries in the museum showcasing the impressive history and culture of Bhutan. There are collection of thangkas, stone carvings, religious statues and other artefacts of significant importance.
Highlight: Enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding valley. Photography inside the museum is not allowed, however, you can click beautiful pictures of the valley.
Location: The museum is located at a hill above Paro Dzong. Paro Dzong is a 15 minutes drive from Paro market.
Timing: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Price: For adults the price is 150 BTN. For monks, nuns and children below ten years, the entry is free.