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Annandale Army Heritage Museum Shimla Address: Annadale Rd, Annadale, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171003, India

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Annandale Army Heritage Museum Shimla Timings

Day Timing
Monday Closed / Holiday
Tuesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wedesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*During Summer, the museum remains open till 4:00 pm

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Nestled amidst towering snow-clad mountains, deodar trees, lush-greenery and huge lawns with Annandale at its backdrop, the Army Heritage Museum is one of the astonishing museums of its kind in India. It is a hidden gem in forests and has become a famous holiday spot of Shimla tour.

Positioned at an altitude of 6,117 feet above sea level, the museum is home to a collection of modern and traditional weapons, uniforms, flags, armoury and lots of other military items.

One of the most sought after places to visit in Shimla, this place is dedicated to the Indian Army and has all the collectibles that take you back to 2500 BC. At this museum, you will also find the landmarks of the 1971 battle and Kargil war. The feeling of being Indian is still ALIVE here.

Tourists from all around the world prefer to visit this museum at least once in a lifetime – to take a glance at the personalities of Indian warriors. There is also a parade ground and a greenhouse for nature lovers.

Things to do in and around Annandale Army Heritage Museum, Shimla

Apart from giving an insight into the 5,000-year-old rich history of military people, the Army Heritage Museum in Shimla also keeps you occupied with several other things. Here is a list of top 4 things to do in Annandale:

Admire Nature of Annandale: Soak up the natural landscapes of Annandale on your way. Covered with dense forests and tranquil setting, the route itself makes this region an unforgettable experience for all tourists.

Stroll around Cactus Museum: Be sure to visit Cactus Museum when you are exploring the area around Annandale. Situated close to Army Heritage Museum, the Cactus Museum features an array of unimaginable cactus plants that have exotic names.

Enjoy Golfing at Golf Course: A paradise for golfers, the Annandale Golf course is a perfect base for all those interested in trying their hand at outdoor recreational activities.

Visit the Café: Discover the different flavours of local snacks at the café. It is a great place to fulfil your appetite with light bites. Here you can also enjoy a sip of your favourite coffee or tea while chilling out with your friends.

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Entry Fee and Timings of Annandale Army Heritage Museum, Shimla

There is no entry fee to visit the Annandale Army Heritage Museum in Shimla. It is open from 10 am to 2 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm every day except on Mondays.

Best Time to Visit Annandale Army Heritage Museum, Shimla

Although Shimla offers pleasant weather throughout the year, you should avoid visiting it during the rainy season as you will not be able to overlook the undisturbed views of the scenery of Annandale. That means, winters and summers are the best time to explore the beauty of this tourist attraction.

Travel Tip for Visiting Annandale Army Heritage Museum, Shimla

Do carry your passport with you whenever you are visiting the Army Heritage Museum in Annandale because the guards will ask to see an identification proof.

How to reach Annandale Army Heritage Museum, Shimla?

Located at a distance of only 5 km from The Ridge in Shimla, Annandale Army Heritage Museum provides several options to reach your destination.

Choose to walk on foot if you want to enjoy the wonderful landscapes around or simply look for a private vehicle. There is a local bus service available that takes you directly from Shimla Bus Stand to the museum in every one hour. You can also opt for a shared taxi, operated by HPTDC department, for the convenience for tourists.

The bus stand is only 2.7 km from the museum. Other than that, those who are coming from Shimla Railway Station can enjoy the auto-rickshaw ride to reach Army Heritage Museum, as it is only 2 km away from Shimla Railway Station.


If you want to enrich yourself with information on how the Indian Armies work and what sorts of equipment they use, visiting the Annandale Army Heritage Museum in Shimla can work like a wonder for you. It is a great architecture for locals as well as for the tourists from nearby areas.

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