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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

Mawlai, Shillong 793008, India
+91 364 255 0260
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Museum charges 100per person which made me think spending more. Still went to the museum and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vinod M
via mobile
informative, with warm staff

a mixed collection of north east memorablia & artefacts, spread over 7 floors. Not very systematic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Delhi, India
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mawlai, Shillong 793008, India
+91 364 255 0260
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Museum charges 100per person which made me think spending more. Still went to the museum and the info gathered is priceless . Museum is of 7 floors and every floor gives info of one particular items such as neighbouring countries culture, other state cultures, Music,...More

Thank Vinod M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

a mixed collection of north east memorablia & artefacts, spread over 7 floors. Not very systematic or comprehensive, but very entertaining. The museum staff are polite & helpful, which is unusual in India. There is a play area for small children.

Thank Letustry
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is an excellent museum with great history of North East as well as culture and religion. It was good learning. You need a spend a good time there. You should atleast have 4-5 hours to spend there. And souvenir shop was good and very...More

Thank SachinShende
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a perfect ending to our shillong trip. The only wonder is why don't more people visit this place. Its a gem. The neat, well catalogued and presented museum is a must visit to all those wanting a in depth knowledge of the cultures...More

Thank papanair26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this place during Shillong day trip. But this place is so informative that you can easily spend a full day. The place consist of 7 floors and have a skywalk on rooftop. The place provides information about history, culture, tribes, people about north eastern...More

Thank atimak
Reviewed 6 days ago

Please don't with high expectations, then you would be disappointed. After seeing that it is ranked #1 in TA, we expected to see some thing different from a regular museum. Unfortunately for a non-museum lover like me, it was all the same.

Thank Karthik167
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its an amazing plave for the people who wanna learn more about North East culture.. The museum is filled with several information and collections from several tribes and cultures from around the North-East. Just love the interactive computers to learn more. Also the skywalk views...More

Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it is in 7 floors older can use lift directly to 7th. can walk on skywalk easily to have an aerial view of shilong. each floor is worth visiting with difff theme. its restaurant is not liked by us.

Thank Anjum G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don Bosco Museum in Shillong is a major tourists' spot. It has multiple levels that provide a glimpse of the multi-cultural lifestyles of the people of North East India. There are so many things to look at that I regretted very much not spending the...More

Thank ShivangiReviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to visit to get inputs about history of all the North East states.It has about 7to 8 floors each floor giving insights about culture,,traditions and about imminent people, religions etc.. top most floor you can have a lovely view of shillong.city..

Thank sonal5871
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Whether it opens on Satur Day & Sun Day...???
16 February 2017|
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Response from abhiricky | Reviewed this property |
it's open on all days except sunday and gazetted holidays
What is the charges for camera to go in?
21 October 2016|
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Response from shantanu2016 | Reviewed this property |
The charges for camera is Rs. 100, and it is advisable to carry one to capture the wonderful artefacts in the museum.
How far is it from Shillong?
15 August 2015|
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Response from dearpartho | Reviewed this property |
max 15 min from police bazar.