Butterfly Museum, Shillong


Time Required: 1-2 hrs


Monday to Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Closed on Sunday

Entry Fee:

INR 5 per person

Butterfly Museum, Shillong Overview

Also known as Entomological Museum, Butterfly Museum in Shillong is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city. Situated on the Riatsamthiah Jaiaw, near Christian Academy School, the museum houses an extensive collection of vibrant butterflies, moths, beetles and other insects. The museum also cultivate butterflies for commercial purposes.

The Butterfly Museum is owned and managed by Wankhar, Riatsamthiah who also organises regular programs for the conservation of the moths and butterflies. This is a great place to visit if you are travelling with kids.

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