Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

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If you want dive into the depths of culture of North Eastern India, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures is the place to visit. With a wide spectrum of local artwork on exhibition , one can get easily mesmerized and with the dexterity and complexity of the vibrant exhibits. The Centre is open on all days other than Sunday from 9 to 5.

There are various types of galleries you can visit, ranging from agricultural, musical, photo and language to name a few. This centre even houses pre-historic artifacts of
North East India. This Centre preserves the traditions and cultures and aims to promote them. It also has a vast well-equipped library for anyone who wishes to delve into the local history. DBCIC also has a dedicated research center to study different aspects of different cultures. It also issues publications to keep the public updated on their latest developments and discoveries.

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Meghalaya, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
5035 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
25.5931208°N, 91.8818048°E
Distance from Shillong city center to Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Sunday: Closed

Read traveller's reviews about Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures..

Overall Rating:4.3

  '4' out of 5
"full history of assam u cn c in don bosco"
  '5' out of 5
"Must visit place in shillong.U can get the knowledge of complete North east (Origin, culture, Attire, customs, Rituals, food and much more).Dont miss Sky walk here."
  '5' out of 5
"A wonderful place to visit. Really awesome. Museum revels the history of northindia and tribes "
  '4' out of 5
"Interesting museum about the history of India and the northeast. Cameras require a pass. Try the rooftop walkway for a nice view of Shillong."
  '5' out of 5
"Hi friends , One of the most popular destination in Shillong, Meghalaya . complete knowledge of North East region states . Superb collection of things displayed ."

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