Jim Corbett Museum
The Corbett museum is one of the most captivating parts of the dense Corbett Reserve beautifully located in Kaladhungi and is positioned just 3 km away from its main town. The Kaladhungi location is ideally crisscrossed from Nainital via Khurtpal and the museum preposited here is the most featured sites for the tourists.
The museum is actually a heritage bungalow of Jim Corbett, the renowned hunter turned environmentalist who raised the value of wildlife conservation; and this magnificent museum brings the memory of the life and activities of the spectacular and distinguished person in the jungle of the Kumaon hills. A visit to the Corbett Museum is more meaningful and knowledgeable since one can learn the importance of wildlife while roaming around the vast and majestic vicinity of the Corbett Reserve.
By visiting the heritage museum one can surely imagine how majestic these man-eaters are and the close encounter of such species is really worthwhile. Since the museum beholds many attractive belongings of Jim Corbett including personal articles, paintings, sketches, manuscripts and last hunt of its own. The whole museum has glorifying attractions that catch attentions of all the tourists. It is the place where the animal lovers can also make some good purchase of handmade rural items and handicraft items that reflect the images of tiger and other wild animals.
The best time to visit this museum is during the months of January and March; although the Corbett museum remains open throughout the year and remain closed only in Holi. The timings for visiting this museum is between 7.00 A.M. to 6 P.M.