Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum

For Those Interested In Ethnic Tribal Culture And Tradition This Govt. Museum Under The Control Of Art And Culture Department Offers Insights To The Lifestyle Of The People. This Museum Is In The State Central Library Complex Where Monuments For The Great Patriots Of The State Had Been Erected Besides The Statue Of Smt. Indira Gandhi And Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

It Is Considered As One Of The Centre For Studies Into Our History And Culture As Well As For Preserving Our Rich Cultural Heritage That Is Now Undergoing Tremendous Pressure In The Face Of Contacts With Various Cultures Both From The East And The West.

Don Bosco Centre For Indigenous Cultures

A Three-In-One Institution Combining A Museum With A Research And Publication Centre, For Promoting And Preserving The Rich Cultural Heritage Of North East India A Unique Fusion Of All The Sister States Under One Roof.

Don Bosco Centre For Indigenous Cultures Contains Seventeen Galleries Displaying Cultural Artifacts And Paintings. It Offers Study And Research Facilities Throughout Its Specialised Library Of 10,000 Volumes, A Media Hall And A Conference Hall. It Is Frequented By School Students And Older Research Students And Anthropologists, Since This Area Of India Is An Anthropologist's Paradise.

Entomological Museum (Butterfly Museum)

A Privately-Owned Museum Of M/S Wankhar, Riatsamthiah, Shillong At A Distance Of About 2km From Police Bazar Is The Only Known Museum In India Devoted To Moths And Butterflies.

Chrysalis The Gallery

Chrysalis The Gallery (An Artgallery) Is Situated On The 2nd Floor Of Salonsarmansion (Adjacent To Hdfc Bank) At Police Bazaar, The Commercial Hub Of Shillong. Chrysalis Has Flexible Spacing To Display Paintings (Canvases), Sculpture, Photography And Handicrafts. Run By A Local Artist, Jaya Kalra, The Gallery Caters To Exhibitions Of Artists And Artisans Especially From The North East And Also From The Rest Of India.

Other Museums:

   •  Air Force Museum At Upper Shillong

   •  Forest Museum In Lady Hydari Park

    •  Rhino Heritage Museum At Shillong

   •  Zoological Museum In Risa Colony

   •  Anthropological Museum At Mawblei

    •  Botanical Museum At 4th Furlong

    •  Arunachal Museum At The Cantonment Area

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