Government of Nepal
Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation

Department of Archaeology
National Numismatics Museum
Chhauni, Kathmandu

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this Museum contains only Nepalese coins?

Yes, Museum has only Nepalese coins but it has a lot of coins from ancient coins to modern

We recommend allowing at least 90 minutes to look around the galleries.
Additionally, storytelling sessions can last up to 10 to 20 minutes.

  • November to January from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. (Ticket Counter will open until 3:00
  • February to October from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. (Ticket Counter will open until 4:00
  • Every Monday morning from 10:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Ticket Counter will open until 2:00
  • The museum will be open on Saturday. The museum will remain closed on Tuesdays and public holidays.

Per Student        : Rs 10/-
Per Person       : Rs 25/-
Digital Camera   : Rs 50/-
Movie Camera   : Rs 100/-
Per Person         : Rs 50/-
Digital Camera   : Rs 75/-
Movie Camera   : Rs 150/-
Per Person         : Rs 150/-
Digital Camera   : Rs 100/-
Movie Camera   : Rs 200/-

The entrance ticket counter of the museum will be open for 45 minutes before the closing of
the museum.

Students who come to the museum every Saturday with a request letter from the
school, college and university are provided free admission to the museum. However,
when entering the museum on days other than Saturday, students can visit the
museum by buying a ticket of Rs 10.

Currently this service is not available. But we aim to move this service forward in the near

If the objects displayed in the museum are damaged by the spectators, the damaged
materials will be evaluated and compensation will be given by the concerned persons
in accordance to the rules of the Government of Nepal.

Guides will be provided to the administration branch of the museum if any information is
received regarding the guide.

  • Please keep your ticket with you until you are in the museum.
  • Before entering the museum visitors should keep their personal belongings
    except wallet in the locker. Valuable must be kept at the risk of the visitors
    themselves. Locker service is free of cost.
  •  Visitors are not allowed to carry any kind of weapons and animals inside the
  • Smoking and alcoholic drink is strictly prohibited inside the museum premises.
  • Any kind of unsocial and unruly activities are strictly prohibited inside the museum
  • Wastage should be kept in the waste containers.
    Visitors are not allowed to touch, scratch and hit the objects and antiquities displayed
    in the gallery.
  •  Visitors who are visiting museum along with their children must be careful for the
    protection of their children.
    The entrance ticket would be closed before 45 minutes of museum closing time.
  •  Vehicles should be parked only in the parking area.

Yes. For this you can contact the museum shop or ticket counter.

Information related to the museum can be obtained from the information officer appointed
by the museum.

In the museum library, you will be able to study and research the subject you want
during office hours. You will also be able to access the library by looking at the archives
on the museum’s website. But the books have not been arranged to be taken with them.

Arrangements have been made in the museum for the students studying in schools,
colleges and universities. For that, it is necessary to bring the letter of the concerned
educational institution and submit it to the administration branch. By making a decision
based on the letters received in this way, the museum will provide further information to
the concerned educational institutions.

Except for the prohibited area within the museum premises, the objects displayed can
be photographed without any hindrance. But make sure to pay your camera fees.