The Taragaon Museum is supported by The Saraf Foundation for Himalayan Traditions & Culture.

The museum is the starting point of the Foundation’s aim to document Nepal’s cultural heritage and support historic preservation in the Kathmandu valley and beyond.

Before the restoration, Taragaon was a hostel which has now been restored and at places enlarged. It now houses a permanent collection, contemporary art exhibitions, events and performances, café and bar, and is known for its high quality & avant-garde art & performances.

In 1970s, what started as a hostel for young and adventurous, and has evolved is a space that preserves, document and celebrates Art & Culture.

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Permanent Exhibition

Our permanent exhibition display includes the works of  Niels Gutschow, Kevin Burbriski, Thomas Kelley, Jaroslav Poncar, Wolfgang Rang, Andreas Brandt, Robert Powell and other many more.

Event Hall

The ambience of our venue is always the plus point your event/ exhibition can have. Our hall is more preferred by artists to showcase their artworks of all kinds.


Taragaon’s open air venue is a unique space for your programs. With a capacity for 150 people, you can choose to make either floor or chair seating in the amphitheater.

Shop Spaces

Visitors can grab gifts from the shops operating in the museum’s premises. Gifts range from high quality pashmina shawls to candles with the best aroma.


Situated in the Tara Gaon Museum, Flavor’s Café and Restaurant offers a variety of Continental, Indian and Nepali dishes. Situated amidst the greens, the restaurant is a welcoming sight to the sore eyes. The interior is decorated with beautiful pieces

Contemporary Art Gallery

Sirjana College of Fine arts – BFA SHOW 2017

BFA Show 2017 of the Sirjana College of Fine Arts showcases the various outcomes of self-motivated projects of its 16

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Kathmandu Augenblick by Rolf A. Kluenter

The exhibition ‘Kathmandu Augenblick / Blink of an Eye / kSaNa / Ek Chin’ presents selected works in the media

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Fables on the Floor

Folk tales are such cultural treasures of Nepal that they preserve and document layers of ancient realities that have shaped

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Kathmandu Triennale 2017

Taragaon Museum is the venue partner of the Kathmandu Trienalle 2017. The Triennale will take place from the 24th of

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