Sight Seen : Meghalaya And Arunachal Pradesh - Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Cultures

Shillong - Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Cultures

This well-maintained museum is a fabulous repository of innumerable tribal artefacts interspersed with galleries on Christian missionary work. Compulsory tours depart on the half-hour and last over an hour. Sights in the seven-storey museum include tribal basketry, musical instruments, weapons, objects of daily life, costumes and jewellery, along with plenty of photographic documentation. There's also a souvenir shop selling ethnic artefacts. The museum is 3km north of Shillong off GS Rd. A return taxi costs about ₹400.