The Meghalaya State Museum is a government run museum in Shillong. Meghalaya is bestowed with cultural heritage that is well maintained and presented by the state's museums. This museum is located at East Khasi Hills District, Shillong. Meghalaya State Museum is located within Shillong city limits.
Meghalaya State Museum was established in 1975. Meghalaya State Museum serves the purpose of enriching tribal culture and giving respect to our patriotic leaders. This museum serves as a symbol of justice since it has confined collections of different monuments for the great patriots of the state had been erected besides the statue of Smt. Indira Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Aside from statues, museum contains replicas of Ashoka Pillars, dinosaurs model from Geological Survey of India, Kolkata.
Meghalaya State Museum occupies area under its belt and is located in the picturesque East Khasi Hills of Shillong. Best time to visit Meghalaya State Museum would be around the winter season ( November - January ). Meghalaya State Museum also houses many events year round. Being a cultural hub, various book fairs and cultural seminars makes it more vibrant.
Visitors can visit the Meghalaya State Museum during timings 9. 00 AM - 5. 30 PM. During winter the museum is closed soon - 4. 30 PM. Meghalaya State Museum remains closed on Sundays. The Holidays observed are 1 January, 26 January, 31 January, 15 August, 2 November, second last Monday in November, 22 to 25 December (both days inclusive), 31 December and Thursday before Easter to Easter Monday (both days inclusive) and other National Holidays.