Simply Bhutan is a “live” Museum with an interactive environment where the tourists can presume to live a life of a traditional Bhutanese lifestyle in just one visit
Simply Bhutan is a “live” Museum with an interactive environment where the tourists can presume to live a life of a traditional Bhutanese lifestyle in just one visit. A mud rammed house with wooden shingles used as roof showcases a medieval traditional Bhutanese house.
The interior is filled with restored and preserved ancient household items to highlight and exhibit the traditional way of life. The living museum aims to preserve and promote the ancient tradition and culture.
Open on: Monday – Sunday
Opening Time: 9 AM- 5 PM
Experience authentic Bhutanese feels :
Unlike other museums in Bhutan or around the world where the visitors are not even allowed to touch or take photographs, Simply Bhutan museum gives the visitors not only an awesome prehistoric experience but also lets them immerse and experience Bhutanese traditions. Some of the interactive experience includes:
Wearing Gho and Kira (the Bhutanese Style):
The Simply Bhutan Museum provides the tourists with a set of national dress which the tourists can choose to try while in the museum. Tourists can wear the intricate Bhutanese national dress. They also have dresses for your children. Take Pictures in them and make memories.
Playing the national game “archery” (be a sport):
The museum also offers the tourist a chance to try the national game of Bhutan, Archery and a dart game locally known as Khuru.
Eating a Bhutanese meal (A taste of Bhutan):
The museum also runs a kitchen that serves excellent Bhutanese cuisine and local spirit. Tourists can enjoy a sumptuous feast, the Bhutanese style.
Meet the superhuman foot carver: (An up-close of what Bhutanese determination looks like):
Pema Tshering is a talented craftsman who was born with cerebral palsy and congenital deformities in his spinal column. He only uses his feet to carve and carry out his daily routine with his limited mobility due to the malady. His wood carvings have received much praise both countrywide and globally. Pema has set up a small workstation at Simply Bhutan; Tourists can witness the wood carving magic show that he puts on at his gift shop. They can also buy his works.