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Air Force Museum

Sohra Road, Shillong, India
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Ranked #14 of 39 attractions in Shillong
Type: Museums
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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5 attraction reviews
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 helpful votes 24 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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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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allahabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

great place to be proud of a ever ready airforce guarding nations frontiers,the displayed items ,though small in number,place is good and i feel that the most sought for command given for surrender of genral Niazi and birth of new nation,by FieldMarshal Sam Maneckshaw"theek ---baje sar utha ke dekhna hamare do hawaijahaaj tumhare upar se gujrenge,surrender karo varna nestnabood kar... More

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Cuttack, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

ill mannered staff nothing very special but old aircrafts very badly maintained or made........................

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Gangtok
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We reached there at 1 pm and there was no signboard giving the visiting time and the air-force personal rudely aid in Hindi come at 2pm.

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117 reviews 117 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

It was my maybe third visit last week and did not find it boaring at all despite the fact that none of the displayed aircrafts were real. Saw children, men, elderly people equalilly exited to see all the stuff on display. Parents putting children on gunner bay and taking snaps. Some looking at small scale models, some at the big... More

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Ghaziabad, India
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44 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Located inside the Air Force campus, the museum is cramped into a small building, and a bunch of vintage aircraft cramped into a small enclosure opposite. It seems to be made more as an attraction for those that havent seen an aircraft in their lives. The displayed information is poorly compiled, poorly displayed, and not tastefully done. Souvenirs are available... More

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