The museums are meant to preserve the rich culture and heritage of any place. The art and architecture of the place are retained in these museums. Tourists can visit the local museums and find the historic importance of the place visited. The monasteries in Sikkim speak a volume about the cultural heritage of the state and you can plan the visit to this museum during your visit to Sikkim. Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is the popular Tibet Museum located in Gangtok. It was opened on 1st October 1958.