Assam State Museum

GNB Road
Guwahati, AS - 781001

Type: Arts Museums, History Museums
091271 64118
  • Babloo Kumar
    Babloo Kumar
  • Narendra Gurjar
    Narendra Gurjar
  • Sucharita Ghosh
    Sucharita Ghosh
  • Muneesh Khanna
    Muneesh Khanna

The Assam State Museum, located in Guwahati, Assam, is a treasure trove of art, history, and culture, showcasing the rich heritage of the state and the Northeastern region of India. Established in 1940, the museum is housed in a colonial-era building and features a diverse collection of artifacts, artworks, manuscripts, and archaeological finds spanning various periods and civilizations.

Visitors to the Assam State Museum can explore galleries dedicated to different aspects of Assamese culture and history, including displays of traditional costumes, jewelry, weapons, musical instruments, household items, and religious artifacts. The museum also houses a significant collection of sculptures, inscriptions, and archaeological artifacts dating back to ancient times, offering insights into the region's prehistoric and medieval past.

One of the highlights of the Assam State Museum is its collection of Assamese and regional art, including paintings, textiles, and handicrafts, which showcase the vibrant artistic traditions of the state. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and cultural events throughout the year, providing visitors with opportunities to deepen their understanding of Assam's rich cultural heritage. Open year-round, the Assam State Museum is a must-visit destination for history buffs, art enthusiasts, and anyone interested in exploring the fascinating cultural tapestry of Assam and the Northeast.

Besides this arts museum, there are two more arts museums listed in Guwahati. There's also twenty-three attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Assam State Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Assam State Museum that is not listed here, please call 091271 64118 or visit their website.

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