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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

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Acclaimed as one the finest museum in Asia on the promotion of indigenous and tribal cultures, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC) or Don Bosco Museum as it is popularly known is a major tourists' attraction that provides a glimpse of...more
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Mawlai, Shillong 793008, India
+91 364 255 0260
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All reviews sky walk north eastern states top floor seven sisters under one roof spread over floors excellent museum musical instruments food habits rich culture must visit place souvenir shop icing on the cake couple of hours dont miss on display excellent place
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see in Shillong. Will connect you much more deeply with North East India. Keep a couple of hours handy and don't forget the terrace.

1  Thank Ayush G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best museum I have ever been to showcasing the north eastern Indian culture and history of tribes. Must see.

Thank beautifulmind76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a first timer in North East & are curious to know about all the culture & tradition of every Northeastern state...Hop in there first & understand to differentiate mizos from naga so as Assamese from manipuri...OR If u don't ve time just...More

1  Thank Mayon r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First we thought what it is going to be in a museum..will talk about heritage like all other museum.We were surprised once we entered into the museum with the help of an escort who takes you inside and give you instructions on how to go...More

1  Thank vidyavijay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot of things about human evolution, religions and different tribes and culture of northeast are shown, its a great learning place for kids. However their sales section displays only the things made out of bamboos and is just basic stuff. May be paintings by local...More

1  Thank khadds
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this amazing place during my trip to Shillong. It is a wonderful centre having seven floors and sky walk on the top. The museum has beautiful presented Indian heritage and indigenous cultures specifically of northeast. Worth to watch when you are in...More

1  Thank abgg22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Covering eight floors, one for each state of the NE, this is an authentic museum depicting the culture and daily practices of the major North Eastern tribes. The place is equally attractive to the casual tourist and the serious researcher. Other than the static exhibits...More

1  Thank RahulChatterjeeShill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far one the best Museum I have visited. It's a 7 Level Museum covering Clulture and Heritage of North East India. Do visit Skywalk on roof and do watch North East India Cultural Presentation on top level.

Thank Yakub B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Museum that is well done, well run and well maintained, It can be a bit tiring but is certainly worth a visit

Thank Rolf F
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Don Bosco Museum in Shillong is an excellent museum providing social and cultural display of various tribes of North East India. Here, visitors can see an amazing collection of cloths, tools, weapons, musical instruments, statues and rare photographs. The interior of this museum is beautifully...More

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February 16, 2017|
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Response from Abhishek S | Reviewed this property |
it's open on all days except sunday and gazetted holidays
October 21, 2016|
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Response from shantanu2016 | Reviewed this property |
The charges for camera is Rs. 100, and it is advisable to carry one to capture the wonderful artefacts in the museum.
August 15, 2015|
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Response from dearpartho | Reviewed this property |
max 15 min from police bazar.