Things To do in Guwahati

Overview

Situated in the heart of Guwahati city, the Assam State Museum is a renowned institution offering a fascinating insight into the rich culture and history of North-East India. Established in 1940 during British colonization, the museum showcases a diverse collection of antique artifacts, sculptures, crafts, and natural history from the 5th-12th century to modern times, including relics from World War II. Housed in an impressive colonial-era building, the museum features a significant medieval sculpture collection and informative displays on tribal culture, as well as reconstructed tribal homes in the Village Life of Assam section, providing visitors with a glimpse into everyday rural life. A must-visit for history enthusiasts and tourists seeking to explore the heritage of North-East India.

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