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Assam Rajyik Museum

Guwahati

14.5/5(3 Ratings)

Assam Rajyik Museum Overview

Ranked 24 of 59 sightseeing in Guwahati
Assam Rajyik Museum or the Assam State Museum is situated near Dighalipukhuri tank on GNB Road. This museum is the perfect place to know about the history and culture of Assam. Established in 1940 with the main objective to offer knowledge about the history of Assam, this museum has a variety of invaluable exhibits from ancient time including weapons, jewelry, coins, garments and musical instruments used by tribals. The library within the museum has an extensive collection of books that gives details about the lifestyle of various tribes.
Ivory paintings, metal idols, wood items, costumes and ancient sculptures are also part of the exhibits in the museum. Few exhibits in the museum speak about the history of mankind. Visitors can also have a look at the rebuilt tribal huts to know the craftsmanship of the ancient tribals and the effort involved in building them. State government of Assam manages the museum and takes all needed measures to treasure the ancient exhibits.
The museum remains open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 am to 4.15 pm. The entrance fee for a person is INR 5; for a still camera and video camera, you will have to pay INR 10 and INR 250, respectively.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Reviews and Ratings

Kushna

Kushna5.0/5

7 reviews

Such a wonderful place!

If one is interested in anthropology, culture and history, one must visit this place. Cleanliness of this place and preservation of heritage of Assamese people are astounding.

Mlnd Das

Mlnd Das3.9/5

7 reviews

Group visit is better

Very good for children. It is advisable for group visit.

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