KRC Museum,

KRC Museum

Location: Established by Kumaon Regiment of Indian Army in 1970, Kumaon Regiment Centre is both, a museum and a memorial depicting the bravery and sacrifices made by great warriors of this region.

Description: Kumaon Regiment Centre shows the historical importance of Garhwal and Kumaon Regiments. Earlier, a regiment used to have up to eight or nine hundred men, commanded by a colonel. The memorial is the specialty of this centre as young soldiers from all over the globe take the pledge of loyalty to their motherland. It displays the precious materials like Rani Jhansi’s silver scepters, documents and pictures related to Kargil War. Along with this, the museum showcases photos and military memorabilia related to Kumaon Regiment. An old wireless field telephone used in World War II and Japanese and Chinese rifles captured in 1962 war are also kept in this museum. Visitors may see traditional costumes, armors used by soldiers in the wars. The medals won by the soldiers can still be seen in the museum. Besides this, Kumaon Regiment Widows Welfare Association has established a shawl weaving centre for widows to make them self-dependent.

Activities: Tourists must pay tribute to the brave soldiers at this place. Another attraction located nearby is the KRC Golf Course which is quite famous and worth watching.

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