Baskets of North East India and specially Meghalaya are quite famous and the Basketry section has diverse variety of bamboo baskets. In the tribes of North East India, jewellery and ornaments play a special role and native tribes don these during church services, festivities, official functions etc. You will find ornaments made of feather, beads, metal, semi-precious stones, bamboo, cloth and embroidered patches. The Food Gallery displays photographs and models of different kinds of cooked dishes typical to each state of North East India. The Neighboring Countries section is a very interesting section with photographs and models of neighboring countries of North East India like Bhutan, China, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh. Basic data of each country and its culture is provided in a touch screen that visitors can use freely to expand their knowledge. This is just a glimpse of the richness this Museum offers and has many more surprises in store.
Timing: Feb - Nov, 9 AM to 5:30 PM, Dec - Jan, 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Entry Fees: Rs. 100 /- per adult, Rs. 50 /- per student