Do you have any plan for your kids’ vacation this year? Don’t let your kids become the mere couch potatoes. Get your kids out of the addictive luxury of your residential apartment in Islamabad and help them take interest in gaining knowledge by learning history. Traveling with your children can be a great family fun idea, creating piles of lifelong memories for the days to come. This summer you can plan a trip for your kids to the locations close to Capital Icon, Islamabad. Here are 4 historical museums in and close to Islamabad where you must take your kids to.
Pakistan Monument Museum
Museum provides a unique interactive experience of getting close to things we usually see in books, newspaper or on television. Seeing Quaid-e-Azam and Fatima Jinnah, for example, is an experience totally different from seeing millions of printed images.
Pakistan monument museum is one of the best historical museums located in one of the most convenient places in Islamabad near Shakarparian hills to pay tribute to the heroes of our country who sacrificed everything, even their lives, to carve Pakistan on the global map. The museum depicts ancient civilization, freedom struggle of Pakistan, the birth of Pakistan and the major achievements of Pakistan till date. Museum has facilities of reference, a comprehensive library, and audio-visual archives etc.
Pakistan Army Museum
The best place to visit. The Army museum preserves the history of Pakistan Army in an amazing manner and is one of the largest museums of Pakistan. Your kids will fee more exciting here.
The museum’s ground floor lobby covers important happenings and personalities of the past. The top row includes information and photographs of the Chiefs of Army Staff of Pakistan. The middle row presents the life of the Governor General of Pakistan, Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The bottom row has photographs of Prime Ministers of Pakistan. The first floor of the museum has been dedicated to Regiments and corps display. An outdoor display chronologically details armored fighting vehicles, anti-aircraft guns, and war trophies etc.
Lok Virsa Museum
Visiting an art gallery would be more exciting for your kids. Lok Virsa is such a place that displays cultural heritage of Pakistan. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in the form of statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile works etc. Lok Virsa is a museum of contemporary cultures of Pakistan.
Taxila Museum also depicts civilization of a particular era that includes Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religions. Taxila museum is the most attractive place to visit as it gets the visitors to older times through richness of the heritage gathered here. It has 4000 different objects showcased including stucco, terracotta, silver, gold, and ironstones etc.