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Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Norzin Lam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 335 117
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Civil Society Organization looking after the benefit under privileged women

It's one of the best place for any one seeking a Bhutanese textile. The Clothes are well woven and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nim D
Thimphu, Bhutan
Best place to see textiles from almost all parts of Bhutan

A must place to visit when you are in Thimphu. Bhutanese textile products are so beautiful to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thimphu, Bhutan
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Discover the beauty and diversity of the living textile arts of Bhutan. We have the finest examples of woven, embroidered and appliqued textiles on display alongside relevant production techniques in our Textile Museum. Visitors can also observe weavers and embroiderers at work at our Weaving Center on the premises of the Royal Textile Academy. Opening times: Monday – Saturday 9:00 – 17:00
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Norzin Lam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 335 117
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's one of the best place for any one seeking a Bhutanese textile. The Clothes are well woven and with design and pattern from the corners of Bhutan. If incase you wanted to try a Bhutanese attire, I would suggest the travelers to buy from...More

Thank Nim D
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must place to visit when you are in Thimphu. Bhutanese textile products are so beautiful to the extent that you'll find hard not to be impressed. Its showroom also sells those good-value clothes.

Thank sherabtenzin360
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another must visit place in Thimphu. A very rich collection of exhibits from different parts of Bhutan.

Thank GPMutsuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderfully curated museum, highlighting the distinctive textile weaves of the various ares of Bhutan. It tells the history, the specific techniques and uses of the cloth woven in the country. This is a great effort to put together a wonderful tradition and to ensure...More

Thank Pahari
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stay near to clock tower.. it is at norzi lamm.. Bhutan kitchen provide nice buffet of 9 items.. cost 500 each.. To stay outside of the paro you may go for bonday

Thank srv16
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This institute imparts training to the students who wants to learn textile weaving ,designing. Finished goods are stored in a show room for visitors to purchase.

Thank roydinesh
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Located on the Northern side of the city, 12-15 minutes walk from Clock Tower, this museum enlightens us about Bhutanese Weaving art & the traditional style of dressing by locals - those settled in the cities as well as the tribals etc. Each district of...More

Thank DurgeshRajadhyaksha
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

It's a textile museum but found it of Royal style. It's a museum of its kind and is recommended to visit whenever in Thimphu.

Thank UtkarshMaheshwari
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a museum built by the queen. it is a newly built structure. one can see beautiful paintings and wall hangings and many old exhibits. There is a shop in the building where one can purchase handicrafts but the prices are high. i feel,...More

Thank nitintchoksi
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

If you love art, then it's a must visit place. We found a Lots of drawings and wall hanging depicting Bhutan history and mythology. They were expensive though..

Thank nandini23
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27 July 2015|
Response from Ugyen T | Property representative |
The Museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm. It is closed on Sunday.
24 July 2015|
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Response from Ugyen T | Property representative |
From Paro Satsam, it will take around 1 hour 30 minutes with normal traffic.