Wankhar Entomology Museum

Wankhar entomology museum Timings, Entry fees and Route info

Wankhar Entomology Museum is located Shillong. The museum is the huge collection of different species of Moths, Butterflies, Rhinoceros beetles and other insects of different colours and patterns.

The Museum is established in the 1930’s by Wankhar Family. The museum displays 1600 species of Butterflies and Moths from all over the world. The museum is the only famous all over India which is devoted to Butterflies and Moths.

The Museum played a vital role in the conservation of Rare Moths and Butterflies species initiating the breeding program. The museum exhibits few insights into the life span and habitat of the displayed insects.

The Entomology Museum is the best holiday spot for the whole family to enjoy and get knowledge of the fragile species.

Wankhar entomology museum Timings

Monday to Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday – 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Sunday Holiday.

Entry Fee:

Students – Rs 30

Adults – Rs 50

Foreigners – Rs 100


Camera – Rs 10

Video – Rs 600

Time to be spent:

1 -2 Hours

Facilities available at Museum:

Photography, Guide Tour, Wheel Chair, Rest Room

Best Time to Visit:

All throughout the year

How to Reach:

Shillong Railway station to the Museum – 1 KM

Shillong Airport to the Museum – 30 KM

Shillong Bus Station to the Museum – 1 KM


Near Christian Academy School, Riatsamthiah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001

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