Government of Nepal
Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation

Department of Archaeology
National Museum
Chhauni, Kathmandu

March 31, 2023

व्यावसायिक र सृजनशील प्रशासन,विकास, समृद्धि र सुशासन

Museum Blog


Gurung The Gurung people, also called Tamu, are an ethnic group from different parts of Nepal. They are one of the main Gurkha tribes. They believe that

Read More »


Tharu Caste The Tharu people are an ethnic group  indigenous to the Terai  in southern Nepal and northern India. They are recognized as an official nationality by the

Read More »


Tamang Caste and communities In Tamang society research found four types of specialist namely, Lama (Priest of Tamang and other few ethinic groups following Tibetan Buddhism),

Read More »


Sherpa is one of the ethnic group’s native to the most mountainous regions of Nepal and the Himalayas. The term sherpa  or sherwaderives from the  Sherpa language words Shyar (“east”) and Pa

Read More »


Satar Caste The  Santal, or  Santhal, are an ethnic group native to India and Bangladesh in South Asia. Santals are the largest tribe in the Jharkhand state of India in terms of population and

Read More »


Sarki (Ethenic Group) Sarki/Mijar (Nepali: सार्की is a Khas. The 1854 Nepalese Muluki Ain (Legal Code) categorized Sarki as category. Sarki are categorized under “Hill Dalit” among the 9 broad social

Read More »


Newar Caste Newar; In Nepal Bhasa: नेवार; endonym: Newa: Nepal Bhasa: नेवा, Pracalit script: or Nepami, are the historical inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas in Nepal and the creators of its

Read More »


The Magar, also spelled as Mangar, and Mongar, are the third largest ethno linguistic groups of Nepal representing 7.1% of Nepal’s total population according to the Nepal census of 2011.

Read More »


Limbu Caste The Limbu or Yakthung (endonym) are  Kirati people indigenous and native to the Himalayan Limbuwan region of the Indian subcontinent, what is now modern-day Eastern Nepal, Northern Sikkim , Kalimpong India and Western Bhutan. The

Read More »


Kaami Caste Bishwakarma (Nepali: विश्वकर्मा) is an ethno-linguistic Indo-Aryan Nepali speaking group. It is a Khas occupational caste belonging to blacksmiths.[2] The 1854 Nepalese Muluki Ain (Legal Code)

Read More »