Meghalaya State Museum in Shillong

Meghalaya State Museum in Shillong – Story, Timings, Entry Fee, Photography, Shillong Places to Visit, Parking, How to Reach, Booking

Meghalaya State Museum History:

Meghalaya State Museum in Shillong is also known as Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum situated in Shillong is one of the popular tourist destinations of Shillong. The entry has opted with a minimal entry fee also one can click many pictures in and out of the museum. The museum displays the exhibits resembling the traditional lifestyle of Assam. This will help the public to get awareness and also help in fetching the information of Assamese traditional lifestyles. This museum is located at a walkable distance from the Police Bazaar of Shillong. After visiting the Museum one can feel the hustle buzzel of the street and the Police Bazaar of Shillong.

Meghalaya State Museum Timings:

Opened Monday to Friday
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Opening Hours of the Museum 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Visit Duration 1 to 2 hours (Approx)

Meghalaya State Museum Entry Fee:

Category Cost
Adult Rs 5/- per head
Child (Below 10 Years) Rs 2/- per head
Teacher/ Any Adult Accompanying Student Groups Rs 3/-
Students (With ID Proof) Rs 3/-

Photography in the Museum:

Photography Allowed
Mobile Camera Rs 10/-
Movie Digital Rs 100/-
Digital Camera Rs 250/-
Documentary Filming Rs 3000/-

Museum Address:

Secretariat Hills, Shillong,

Meghalaya 793001

Parking at the Museum:

Free

Shillong Places to Visit:

  • Don Bosco Museum
  • Shillong View Point
  • Phan Nonglait Park
  • Umiam Lake
  • Elephant Falls
  • Nohkalikali Falls
  • Lady Hydari Park
  • Air Force Museum
  • Wamkhar Entomology Museum

How to Reach the Meghalaya State Museum in Shillong?

By Airport:

Umroi Airport (Barapani) is the nearest Airport to Shillong which is 25 km away

By Railway Station:

Guwahati Railway station is the nearest railway station to Shillong which is 68.73 km away from Shillong

By Road:

  • Direct Buses are available from Guwahati to Shillong; also many private vehicles ply directly to Shillong.
  • The Museum is close to the Police Bazaar in Shillong; from there one can walk to the Museum or else can hire a cab to reach the Museum.

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