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Air Force Museum

Sohra Road, Shillong, India
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Ranked #15 of 35 Attractions in Shillong
Type: Museums
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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
16 helpful votes 16 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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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
39 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
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
5 helpful votes 5 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
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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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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9 attraction reviews
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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