The Museum also known as Zonal Museum, is a must visit place of Dehradun for tourists interested in historical and ancient objects. It lies on the Haridwar Road and can be visited between 10 AM and 5 PM on weekdays (it remains closed on government holidays). This place was opened for public viewing in 1971 and is considered perfect for family trips. A visit to the museum can be an enriching and stimulating experience for youngsters.
The Museum is renowned for its unique collection of ancient artefacts, which depict the story of origin, evolution and existence of human beings on the planet earth. Visitors can also gain knowledge about the customs and traditions of the tribal people, who used to live on hills and mountains.