Get insight about the impressive rocks and soil formations through a series of extensive chart demonstrations and live models in Wadiya Geology Museum situated in Wadiya Institute of Himalayan Geology. Glimpse the glaciers of the Himalayan region through 3D models and get fascinated by the topography of the planet earth.
Timing: 9:30 am to 6 pm
Location: 33, General Mahadev Singh Road, Ballupur Chowk, Dehradun
Entry Fees: No fees
Located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, WadiyaGeology Museum is a part of the Wadiya Institute of Himalayan Geology which is a self-governing research institute keen on doing earth science studies, that is geology, particularly of the Himalayan region. Established in 1968 by the Indian Geologist D.N. Wadia, this prestigious institute is world renowned and is a foremost research institute of earth sciences in India with immense information and beauty in architecture.
For students and people enthusiastic about earth sciences this is an ideal place with all theseismological and topographical facets of geology studied here along with their eminent laboratory and library to spend time in. Apart from the educational activities, the institute also has a museum for the visitors which showcases the impressive field of geology right from distinctive rocks to astonishing types of soil. The museum houses interesting charts and live models to demonstrate the rocks and soils that makes it even more enthralling and an unforgettable experience. The museum also has models for the glaciers of the Himalayan region and showcases the consequences of climate change depicting the glaciers. The museum institute is built amidst the mountain ranges of the Shivalik with tall pine and deodar trees that enhances the soothing and peaceful atmosphere. The tranquil ambiance and the extensive amount of information the museum imparts is what makes this place one of the most visited museums in Dehradun.