A museum in Namche Bazaar
Sherpa Culture Museum is located at Namche Bazaar in the Khumbu region of Nepal. This museum is a private museum owned and maintained by a local photographer. This museum built in traditional Sherpa architecture and style preserves old and lost Sherpa artifacts in its original place resembling the Sherpa way of life in the past. It also has a collection of photographs of Sherpa climbers who have climbed Mt. Everest including the legendary Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Ang Rita Sherpa.
The main building consists of a family living room in the first floor with a separate family praying chapel. Downstairs is the cow stable, yak dung, wood- and hey store just like a traditional Sherpa family house. The Museum is open to all who come to Everest region for trekking as well as expedition or on research purpose upon a small token of fee charged at the door.