Gorkha Museum

Gorkha Museum, which has been closed for eight months due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, has reopened on Sunday. The museum’s exhibition hall had been closed since last March and administrative work was underway.

The cabinet meeting held on November 9 had decided to operate the services and works related to tourism including the museum from November 20 after fulfilling the criteria of health security. According to the decision, the museum’s exhibition hall has been opened since Sunday, said museum chief Nawaraj Adhikari.

“Yesterday we built a hand wash station and gave orientation to the staff and security personnel and opened the exhibition halls from today,” he said.

There is a hand washing place at the main entrance of the museum. Tourists will have to wash their hands before visiting the museum, while masks and physical distance are mandatory.

A maximum of ten tourists will be able to visit the museum’s exhibition hall at a time. It is also requested not to touch the windows and doors during the observation.

“While observing the museum, we keep flexible the standards of health safety that tourists should follow. Tourists must follow those standards,” said the museum chief. He said that the revenue deficit was around Rs. 700,000 when the museum was closed for eight months.

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