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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has a number of halls displaying the variety and history of the colourful traditional Bhutanese attire and how the fabrics we're made ini different regions of Bhutan over different periods of time. The spankingky clean and modern buildings housing the museum have traditional...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RGoel123
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I was not able to go into the museum but the new building is beautiful-the architecture, colors, and presence in Thimphu is very nice. Since textiles are extraordinary in Bhutan, I recommend visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ladybird108
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A very good museum of the Bhutanese Textile Industry! The second floor was under construction. There is an obligatory introduction video and an excellent gift shop!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mollythecat2015
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The museum provides a good overview of Bhutan's textiles that differ quite substantially from region to region. However, not being allowed to take pictures makes remembering the information presented there impossible. For instance, I really wanted to take a picture of Bhutan's map explaining the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited textile museum as it was part of our itinerary. Museum was build by queen mother to exhibit different traditional textile of Bhutan. The place has an entry fee and its reasonable. Initially they show you a documentary about different textiles of Bhutan and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shantanushetye
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Here you can see live weaving and art exhibited.Nothing great about this Museum and if you have more time at Thimphu u can visit this.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sowmya_Venkat123
Reviewed 1 June 2018

It’s a museum showing how the varied communities of Bhutan do hand weaving art on cotton, silk, threads from trees. And showing how the old art has been kept and survived. Bhutanese people are full of art culture, especially ladies. How much expertise they have....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SanjayB101
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Textile museum is a modern building located at the end of the Handicfafts market. Very unassuming but gets extremely interesting once you take the tour of the rich history of Bhutan in weaving! There is a store at the location as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 11 May 2018

A good place which provides information about the way the things are made by people here with different styles. We could seen real demo while being made by artists here. Do spend some time here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank drpragneshmv
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Definitely worth a stop at the National Textile Museum - a new modern building with excellent textile exhibitions.

Date of experience: March 2018
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