Assam State Museum692 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Gopinath Bordoloi Rd, Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001, India
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 5 INR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums
Assam State Museum is a representation of the unique culture and tradition of the north-eastern state. It surpasses all the other museums in India, as the biggest multipurpose museum displaying collections in a variety of sections, like archaeology, iconography, epigraphy and even numismatics.
There is also an exhibit of the traditional weaving in Assam State Museum, along with other handicraft products, like locally-made cane and bamboo items, toys, pottery, etc. The library of the museum is situated upstairs and is the best place to go, if you want to get any information on the various items present therein.
Besides, age-old paintings and manuscripts are also present in the museum, giving the onlookers a gist of the rich culture and heredity of the state. Among the archaeological and ethnographic displays in Assam State Museum, the ones that are sure to grab your attention are the local costumes, and terracotta, stone and copper plate inscriptions, dating from the 5th century and 12th century.
Assam State Museum Travel Tips
- The museum is closed on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
- The charges for video and photography are separate and prior permission is necessary.
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58.94% of people who visit Guwahati include Assam State Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
76.84% of people start their Assam State Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Assam State Museum
92.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Assam State Museum