Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum

Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum

  • Shillong
  • Meghalaya
  • India

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Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, Shillong Overview

No place other than Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum is apt to gain the best knowledge about the indigenous tribal groups of Meghalaya like the Jaintias, Garos, and Khasis. Located in a bustling region of the city, this museum is visited by visitors on a huge scale.


It Is Known For:-

1) Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum is known for its vast collection of the tribal artifacts.


2) There are different galleries that display the monolithic weaponry, ornaments, utensils etc. that were discovered during excavations.


3) One can also see the beautiful hand-woven baskets, printed clothes, tribal artwork, and much more that reflects the customary practices of the tribal people of Meghalaya.


4) This museum is truly amazing place to visit as it does a noble job of preserving the culture and artwork of the tribes of Meghalaya.


Best Time To Visit:-

There is no special season or duration for an individual to visit Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum. This place welcomes visitors throughout the year. People can visit this museum during any season and any day of the year. It is opened every day to visitors from 10 am to 4 pm.


There is no entry fee charged from visitors, however, donations made to the museum authorities are accepted.


Reaching There:-

Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum has a wider connectivity of the roadways and railways. Due to its location in the city, a number of local buses and taxis ply on its route on a frequent basis.


Nearest Railway Station:- Guwahati Railway Station

Nearest Airport:- Shillong Airport 

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