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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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  • The Dom Bosco Centre aims at a more school public, but it's really worth a visit! The multi level display has a lot of dioramas and printed material that are more to the school student crowd, but thei...  more »
  • One huge Museum which is 7 floors full of information. Each floor describing the art culture, architecture, lifestyle , livelihood, Their roots, The history, Rituals, Festivals, of different tribes in...  more »
  • This huge multi-story and very comprehensive museum. it will not take less then 3 hours to go through every painting and items kept there, it explains about the entire culture of all NE state their hi...  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.