Chetwode Hall

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  • Address: Indian Military Academy, Uttarakhand- 248001, Dehradun
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Memorial, Exhibition

Chetwode Hall - Review

The Chetwode Hall which is more widely known as the Indian Military Academy was named after the legendary founder of the academy, Field Marshall Sir Philip Chetwode. He founded this hall and academy in the year 1930.

It is spread over a vast area and boasts of having every modern amenity for the Indian Army at par with any other developed nation of the world. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dehradun. The Chetwode Hall is located around 8 km away from the main city of Dehradun.

Another branch is the new addition of the Central Library. It comprises of thousand of books and a separate multimedia segment also. The main attraction is the Chetwode War museum where videos of war and other old gallantry activities are played. There are also many war related remnants and objects of historical importance. The most important amongst these is the pistol of Pakistani Lieutenant General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, who had surrendered in front of the Indian brave hearts during the Indo-Pak War. Apart from this you can also experience live the procedures of making the weapons. There is also a shooting demonstration room and a 18-holes FRIMS golf course.

Chetwode Hall Information

  • It is preferable that you check the recent timings, if any of the Chetwode Museum.
  • DO NOT touch any of the objects in the museum.
  • Early winter is the best time to visit.

How To reach Chetwode Hall by Public Transport

  • Nearest railway station is Dehradun.
  • Nearest bus stop is at Anarwala.

Restaurants Near Chetwode Hall

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  • Uttar Sweets
  • Handi Restaurant
  • Sonu Dhaba
  • Grand Confectionaries
  • Orchard Restaurant
  • Orchid, Town Table
  • Countable Restaurant
  • Angithi
  • Vatika
  • Lazeez
  • Chicken Hut Duck Chick Grand Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Chetwode Hall

  • Chetwode Hall Address: Indian Military Academy, Uttarakhand- 248001, Dehradun
  • Chetwode Hall Timing: 24-hrs
  • Chetwode Hall Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chetwode Hall(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chetwode Hall: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Chetwode Hall

  • 95% of people who visit Dehradun include Chetwode Hall in their plan

  • 24.58% of people start their Chetwode Hall visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chetwode Hall

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chetwode Hall

People normally club together Forest Research Institute and Wadia Institute Of Himalayan Geology while planning their visit to Chetwode Hall.

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