The Italian K2 Museum is situated in the garden of PTDC Motel in Skardu. The museum is a tent which was set up in the year 2004 in order to celebrate the successful climb of K2 in 1954 by an Italian expedition. During the K2 50th anniversary Italian expedition, lead by Agostino Da Polenza, EvK2Cnr President, this huge tent has been built at K2 Base Camp. At the end of the successful expedition
EvK2Cnr decide to Install permanently this tent that became a Museum in order to commemorate the first successful summiting of K2 by an Italian expedition in 1954. There is a permanent photo exhibition documenting different Italian expeditions and interesting new exhibitions each year.