Wankhar Entomology Museum

near Christian Academy School
Shillong, ML - 793001

Type: Natural History Museums
0364 254 4473
  • Vrata Venet
    Vrata Venet
  • Biman Das
    Biman Das
  • Vrata Venet
    Vrata Venet

The Wankhar Entomology Museum, located in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, is a unique and fascinating attraction dedicated to the study and conservation of insects. Established by Dr. Wankhar, a renowned entomologist, the museum houses an extensive collection of insect specimens from various regions of Northeast India, showcasing the incredible diversity of insect life in the region.

Visitors to the Wankhar Entomology Museum can explore a wide range of exhibits, including intricately preserved butterflies, moths, beetles, dragonflies, and other insects, meticulously displayed in glass cases. The museum provides valuable insights into the morphology, behavior, and ecological importance of these fascinating creatures, allowing visitors to appreciate the beauty and complexity of the insect world.

In addition to its educational value, the Wankhar Entomology Museum serves as a research hub for scientists and students interested in entomology and biodiversity conservation. The museum's collection not only contributes to scientific knowledge but also raises awareness about the importance of preserving insect habitats and ecosystems.

The Wankhar Entomology Museum offers a captivating and informative experience for visitors of all ages, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers, educators, and anyone curious about the intricate world of insects. However, it's advisable to check the museum's operating hours and any entry requirements before planning your visit.

This is the only natural history museum listed in Shillong. There's also twenty attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Wankhar Entomology Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Wankhar Entomology Museum that is not listed here, please call 0364 254 4473.

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