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Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum

State Central Library, IGP Point, Shillong, India
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A poorly maintained museum with almost no attractive exhibits. Poorly lit also. No proper staffing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iamArnabPal
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Good one to know local culture

Capt. Williamson sangma State museum is a great place to visit if you wants to know about culture... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jaganba
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State Central Library, IGP Point, Shillong, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A poorly maintained museum with almost no attractive exhibits. Poorly lit also. No proper staffing. Skip the place to avoid paying unnecessary entry fees and wasting time. Visit Don Bosco museum instead and spend a couple of hours there. You’ll love it.

Thank iamArnabPal
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Capt. Williamson sangma State museum is a great place to visit if you wants to know about culture and tribes of Meghalaya.

Thank Jaganba
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Since we have been seeing Museums all over India and also in certain parts of the world, it may look average, but i feel that one must see this museum as it brings to light the history of the local Khasi tribal culture, their habits...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had visited this government museum during our sightseeing in Shillong. Entry tickets to the museum are very cheap - only 5 rupees per person. The museum is well maintained and showcases the culture & history of Meghalaya. There are many galleries showcasing models dressed...More

1  Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Located within the city, a beautiful museum showing the cultural side of the native tribes of Meghalaya. Good place for a family visit.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a Japanese learning India. Meghalaya has become my 26th state having visited. Besides travelling in Meghalaya, visiting this museum has become a good learning about Meghalaya. One of the most impressive learning for me is that I've visited only 2 out of 7 districts...More

1  Thank W7927SH_
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Though much smaller than its counterparts elsewhere in the country, everything about the museum, including the exhibits on display, the way they have been arranged, utilisation of the space and maintenance of the place, is quite impressive. It gives the visitor a comprehensive idea about...More

Thank Dilraj49
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Quite close to police bazaar takes Rs.10 in a shared taxi and Rs.5 in the local buses.Has a good collection.Visit this museum and then the Don Bosco Museum you'll understand the contrast and why the latter is much better, but there are some collections in...More

Thank eternidadviajero
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

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...More

1  Thank RajuBasu
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

I alongwith my family visit this museum in evening. A nice place free of sound nusance. The building is in 2 floor.Meghalaya State Museum is a frequented tourist site that exhibits vast collection of artefacts of tribal era and a collection of ancient scriptures. The...More

1  Thank JAGDISHJAGDISH
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