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Air Force Museum

Address: Sohra Road, Shillong, India
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Ranked #16 of 38 Attractions in Shillong
Type: Museums
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Kuala Lumpur
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Its a great stop either on the way to Cherrapunjee / Mawlynnong or Elephant Falls. Entry: Free. Carry your I-cards since you need to deposit it at the entry gate (thhe museum is within the IAF base) Time: closed for lunch between 1-2:30. Plan accordingly. Time needed : ~30-45 minutes Its not large, but very informative. As a Services kid... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A place will inspire patriotism within us when we see the pictures and badges of the Indian Air force as well as the equipment used in Air Force. A Must Visit Place for all.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The first time I was visiting an airforce museum. It was informative and the various things that were displayed showed us the life in the air force.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A very good and rare collection of the old weapons. Must see a big rifle and skin of panthor in this museum.

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mumbai
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I had very high expectations when i visited this museum alongwith my kids. But was hugely disappointing. The whole place is just a collection of pictures and few replicas of missiles. There is no literature along with the exhibits. I had a tough time explaining stuff to my kids. There is a video presentation area. But the computer was shut... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The museum is located within the airforce base in shillong. The entry is free but you have to leave some ID at the entrance. The aircraft on display are all models. There are a few real engines being displayed. The staff were rude, said my ID is fake. The only reply i could give was, "Sorry guys, it might seem... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The museum is very nice for adults and children alike. Very neat and well maintained. Gives a good idea about the aircrafts to children.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Must visit , if you are going to Shillong. Specially if you have kids. They will love the experience to be inside a helicopter , to see real parts of aeroplanes , fighter planes. The Souvenir shop is also good for gifts and other items. I did buy some for distributing at home. Very reasonably priced.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Found this to be the only worth visiting destination in Shillong. The Museum is located as a part of Air Force base on Cherrapunjee Road and a small part of the restricted area is carved for visitors. Entry is free. At the museum one can find some vintage war plane models. Had a immense time at this place. The Museum... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This museum is inside the air force area. quite uncommon a very unique of its own type. the special attraction the plane which was used by Mujibar Rahaman during 71 war.

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