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Wankhar Entomology Museum

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Address: Riatsamthiah, Shillong 793001, India
Phone Number: 0364 2544473

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Good collection of Insects

Its a private collection which is maintained by the 3rd generation of the Wankhars. Has a good collection of butterflies, beetles, moths, other insects displayed here. A nice walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Bhubaneswar, India
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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Its a private collection which is maintained by the 3rd generation of the Wankhars. Has a good collection of butterflies, beetles, moths, other insects displayed here. A nice walk of ten minutes from Police Bazaar can get you there. However, there can be some improvement in the quality of visit. ID and naming is required for a lot of specimens.... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Wankhar Entomology Museum. A private collection of butterflies, moths, beetles and other insects. Collection since 1939, started by Dr Sarkar. Private residence of Dr Wankhar.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

This amazing private collection is not on the 5 or 7 point trap of packaged tourists , so expect a degree of peace and calm . The collection is in the hands of the third generation and they are certainly not adding to the collection let alone '' breeding and conservation '' touted by many hopelessly outdated tourist pamphlets .... More 

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Address: Address: Riatsamthiah, Shillong 793001, India
Phone Number: 0364 2544473
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Meghalaya  >  Shillong

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