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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, Shillong
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Immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of Northeast India at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Founded by the Salesians of Don Bosco, a Catholic mission, the museum focuses on the traditions of the Northeast states of India and the ethnic groups that inhabit them. Roam the spacious building and admire its staggering collection of ancient relics, artifacts, and numerous other objects. Grouped by themes, they provide insight into the folklore and heritage of the region. After exploring the galleries, go up to the museum skywalk for a viewpoint that encapsulates the town of Shillong. Plan your Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures visit and explore what else you can see and do in Shillong using our Shillong trip itinerary maker.
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  • Its a very clean and extremely well managed museum where one will find a lot of information regarding the tribes...there is audio visual material along with physical displays..they even sell tribal pr...  more »
  • The Don Bosco museum was a quick walk through the seven sisters and of course as they mention the brother too.... it had almost a quick look at the tribes, the landscapes, culture, clothing, the demog...  more »
  • for a good overview of the northeast this is the place to begin with ,to understand the geography,history,culture of the northeast . also try the food in the cafetaria ,its northeast cuisine. the skyw...  more »
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  • It was a great place to learn about Arunachal's fascinating culture. It offered several floors of different sections and showcased some interesting archeological findings.
  • It has 7 floors of informative Galleries. Covering details for North East India. Entry fees 100 INR for Indian Nationals. Separate charges for camera and cellphone with camera. Need 2-3 hours to complete the museum. Nicely built.
  • full history of assam u cn c in don bosco
  • Must visit place in shillong.U can get the knowledge of complete North east (Origin, culture, Attire, customs, Rituals, food and much more).Dont miss Sky walk here.
  • Well maintained... entry fee is Rs 100 per head. Extra pay for taking the camera in. Don't miss the Sky walk at the top.