Assam State Museum

Museum Address
Gopinath Bordoloi Rd, South Dighalipukhuri, Ambari, Guwahati -781001
City
State
Assam
Pin Code
781001
Email
assamstatemuseum@gmail.com
Phone Number
When was the museum established?
1940
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Other categories
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.

The Assam State Museum is located in the southern end of Dighali Pukhuri tank which is in the heart of the city of Guwahati in Assam. The museum was established by the Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti (Assam Research Society) in 1940. In the year 1953, it was taken over by the State Goverment. The exhibits in the Museum are displayed under different sections, viz., epigraphy, sculptures (the sculptures from the Assam region fall into four principal categories - stone, wood, metal and terracotta), natural history, crafts, anthropology, folk art, arms, and miscellaneous. The library in the Assam State Museum was established in 1985, and is rich in its stenographic collections. There are various periodicals, journals like the Asiatic Society journals, and books that refer to art, culture, mythology, biography, encyclopaedic works.

Photography
Yes
Videography
Yes
Cafeteria
No
Museum shop
Yes
Wheelchair friendly
No
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
Yes
Locker room
Yes
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
Yes
Garden/picnic area
No
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
Yes
Library and archives services
Yes
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Any other facilities
Rentable spaces
Who manages the museum?
State Government
Email
basumataryivan@gmail.com
Person-in-charge of the museum
Director
First Name
PA
Mobile no.
What is the average duration to see the museum?
3-4 hours
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
Image for museum exterior/building
A statue of Goddess Durga in bronze
Gallery Images
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A statue of Goddess Durga in bronze
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A figure of Lord Vishnu in bronze
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A view into the interior of Assam State Museum
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Nataraja (10th Century A.D.)
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Yamuna (14th Century A.D.)
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A model of the Great Bath of Mohenjodaro
Entry Fee
Applicable
Entry fee information
Adults: ₹10

Camera: ₹20 per still camera
Camcorder: ₹100
Opening Days
Sunday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
10:00 a.m.
Closing Time
05:00 p.m.
Other Information
closed on 2nd and 4th Saturdays