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Nice collection

This place has a ticket value of 50 rupees. They have a very good collection of spiders and butter... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Mumbai, India
Wankhar Entomology Museum - A private museum in Shillong

We had visited the Wankhar Entomology Museum during our sightseeing trip around Shillong. It is... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Arghya D
Siliguri, India
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

This place has a ticket value of 50 rupees. They have a very good collection of spiders and butter flies here. They charge money for every photo.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We had visited the Wankhar Entomology Museum during our sightseeing trip around Shillong. It is private museum of an outstanding collections of butterflies, moths and insects from different parts of this region.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Arghya D
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Wankhar entomology museum is a nice private museaum located at ground floor of a private bungalow. They have really nice collection of butterflies from all over the world. As well as bettels and spiders.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jaganban
Reviewed June 24, 2017

During our holidays in Shillong, we had visited this museum which is located in the ground floor of a private bungalow. Being a private one, the ticket prices are on the higher side at 50 rupees per visitor and 10 rupees for every photo you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 340kaushikg
Reviewed March 8, 2017

This is unadvertised and unsigned. You get the third degree at the door. This is not a live exhibit. It is butterflies pinned to a cushion and covered in glass. I suppose an entymologist would have some appreciation, but for the amateur it is a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BruceR1043
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Did this place on our way to our accommodation. Good experience. Going around the place. Liked it. as shillong is more about beautiful view points, do not skip museums.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sumitaaryan
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Outstanding collection of huge species of moths, butterflies, beetles, centipedes, millipedes and tarantula have been showcased by Mrs. Wankhar, daughter of bengali entomologist Dr. S. Sarkar who passionately started the ponderous job to collect the specimens from various parts of different countries. Vibrant glittering hue...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank AnkitaS1989
Reviewed February 3, 2016

A privately-owned museum of M/s Wankhar, Riatsamthiah, Shillong at a distance of about 2km from Police Bazar is the only known museum in India devoted to moths and butterflies.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank RajuBasu
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology. MR. Siddhartha Kumar Sarkar, a bengali entomologist from Kolkata went to Shillong and married a Khasi lady with surname Wankhar. They took initiative to collect various species of insects and butterflies. Mr. Sarkar sent...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Jamil_Sayed
Reviewed August 1, 2015

The memorably named Wankhar Entomology Museum is a remarkable one-room display of pinned butterflies, gruesome rhinoceros beetles and incredible stick-insects in the home of the original collector.its really amazing.

Date of experience: July 2015
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