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It is extremely rare to be in the middle of Ladakh and find a Rocks & Minerals Museum of such a good quality. Not only because the specimens are gorgeous but also because the owner, Punchok, who invite me to have a cup of tea...More
The very old building is in state of repair, but the exhibition inside also needs a vision and some upgrading. The various minerals are packed in TL-tube illuminated showcases with descriptions in two languages.
For study purpose it may be intetesting , but the whole...More
It is a small museum displaying a collection of minerals, precious stones, semi-precious stones and fossils from the rocks and mountains of Ladakh.
The museum is next to Sankar Goma and pretty close to Shanti stupa so you can club the visit together.