Gopinath Bordoloi Rd, South Dighalipukhuri, Ambari, Guwahati -781001
When was the museum established?
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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.
Information in Braille
Library and archives services
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
Any other facilities
Who manages the museum?
Person-in-charge of the museum
What is the average duration to see the museum?
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Is the museum currently closed?
Image for museum exterior/building
A statue of Goddess Durga in bronze
A figure of Lord Vishnu in bronze
A view into the interior of Assam State Museum
Nataraja (10th Century A.D.)
Yamuna (14th Century A.D.)
A model of the Great Bath of Mohenjodaro
Entry fee information
Camera: ₹20 per still camera
closed on 2nd and 4th Saturdays