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Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial, Ranikhet

Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial is located near Somnath Ground at a distance of 1.5 kilometres from Ranikhet Bus Stand. There is an entry fee which is charged by the visitors to visit the place. the timings for visiting are 9 am in the morning toll 5 pm in the evening.

Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial is a symbol of bravery and sacrifice made by the soldiers of the place.Young soldiers take pledge of loyality to their motherland at this memorial. The museum showcases the history of Kumaon and Garhwal regiments. A parade is held every year at the place to commemorate the sacrifice of the soldiers.
The admired treasures of rani Jhansi’s ancient sceptre, Chinese rifles from the 1962 war, a World War-II Japanese wireless field telephone and abstracts accompanying to the Kargil War are some of the valuables showcased in the museum. The museum also has the coffin of General TN Raina. There is also a shawl weaving center at the place which is run by Kumaon Regiment Widows Welfare Association. 


History:
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial was built in the year 1974. The museum was built later in the year 1978 to showcase the various equipments of the battles.

How to Reach

One can walk the distance or take the public convince to reach Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial from Ranikhet.