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“Whole north east at 1 place”

Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Ranked #3 of 61 things to do in Shillong
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Acclaimed as one the finest museum in Asia on the promotion of indigenous and tribal cultures, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC) or Don Bosco Museum as it is popularly known is a major tourists' attraction that provides a glimpse of the rich and multi-cultural lifestyles, history and traditions of the indigenous peoples of North East India. The museum, showcasing many galleries, gives an insight into the beautiful and diverse cultural richness of the eight States of India's North East under one roof. The Museum, run by the Salesian of Don Bosco of the Catholic Church, houses and documents the various indigenous cultures, arts and crafts of North East India.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed May 6, 2013

A must in your itinerary for shilling.
contains all the information about different tribes in different states of north east India.

Thank DrYoge
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"sky walk"
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"north east india"
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"top floor"
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"seven sisters"
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"under one roof"
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"spread over floors"
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"musical instruments"
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"excellent museum"
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"food habits"
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"cultural heritage"
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"curio shop"
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"must visit place"
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"icing on the cake"
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

Good place for those interested in knowing the culture of northeast.Very well maintained and lot of importance on details.Skywalk on the last floor was a unique experience

Thank SoniaPinto
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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Well this is a must see place during your visit to Shillong. Summarizes and captures the essence of the North-East culture and history. We just loved it and spent 3 hours going through each level and absorbing the rich cultural heritage displayed.

The Don Bosco Center is doing a great stuff, by showcasing the indigeneous cultures of North East india of which most Indians are unaware of.

The highlight is also the Skywalk...donot miss it. For student, note that there is a student concession. All amenities are in place - food, toilets in each floor, photography(by paying a fee)

I suggest this must be the first place one should visit during the trip to Shillong.

Thank EnigmaticIndia
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Nice place ,excellent place,clean and very nice place you must not miss out this place .atleast spend 2 hrs with our kids .

Thank amit_sarkar1975
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Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

One of the best places to visit in Shillong. The rich culture of all the north eastern states have been captured and projected in a never before seen way. Added to it, the staff is very polite and helpful which makes your visit even more memorable.

Thank jyotipdeka
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