State Museum, Itanagar

Location: Cona, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791111

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State Museum
State Museum

State Museum Itanagar: 

In Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh The Jawaharlal Nehru museum is the state and is also reknowned as Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum. It was established in the year 1980.This state museum gives  modest  representation of Arunachal Pradesh’s tribal cultures particularly their crafts , costumes , adornments and tools with two spacious floors of well-displayed exhibitions.The museum has became one of the most important tourist destination over time. By altering the central Museum of the Government from Shillong, this museum has been set up on 15 January,1990. Since forty-six years, except the Assam State Museum in this part of the country, Arunachal Pradesh is the only state having Museum in India. Now this museum is reknowned as  one of the best ethnographic and archeological museum over the state capital.

Compilation and Functions

In the museum, the ground floor has an extensive ethnographic collection  as art, religious objects, musical instruments, and handicrafts, like wood carving and cane products.  The first floor is provided with  archaeological objects found in Ita Fort, Noksparbat and Malinithan in West Siang district. Along with  its compilaton, the museum also runs a workshop for traditional cane products at its Handicrafts Centre.

State Museum
State Museum

FAQ On State Museum Itanagar:

Que-1: In which state of India is the Temple located? 

Ans: Arunachal Pradesh.

Que-2:By whom the museum was sponsored?

Ans: Sri R. D. Pradhan

Que-3:When the museum is closed?

Ans: On Friday, Saturday and Government Holidays.

Que-4: Is there any entry fee in the museum?

Ans: For Indian citizen the entry fee is 10 Rs; for foreigners Rs. 75, about one and a half dollar; Rs. 2 for students.

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How  to reach State Museum Itanagar:

By Air: The nearest airport to Itanagar is  Lilabari airport in North Lakhimpur with a distance of 57 kms  and  recieves flights from Guwaghati and Kolkata.

By Road: Itanagar is  well connected with Banderdewa, North Lakhimpur, Tezpur and Guwahati via bus.

By Train: In Arunachal Pradesh  Naharlagun railway station is the closest railway to reach Itanagar with about a distance of 15 kms.

We wish you all the very best in your journey.

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