Narayanhiti Museum collects over Rs230m in revenue

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kathmandu

Apr 16, 2018-The Narayanhiti Durbar (Palace) Museum has recorded more than 2.7 million visitors in nine years of its operation. The museum was opened for public on February 27, 2009, after the country was declared a republic on May 28, 2008 with the abolition of around 240-year-old monarchy. It has raised over Rs 230 million through the sales of tickets and around Rs 1.5 million in parking fees over the period. 

The museum records show that 2,721,485 people have so far visited it. Of them, 1,145,510 were Nepali students, 1,365,091 common people, 155,576 visitors from the Saarc countries and China, and 65,308 from other countries. The museum charges a Nepali student Rs 20 as entry fees, Rs 200 for other local visitors, while Rs 250 for visitors from the Saarc countries and China, and Rs 500 for nationals from other countries, according to museum information officer Adait Shrestha. 

A total of 235,534 people visited the museum in the first nine months of the current fiscal. 

Published: 16-04-2018 06:42

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