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.
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.
Near Hotel :
- Hotel Donyi polo Ashok
- Gurung Hotel
- Hotel Tourist fooding and Lodging restaurant
- Hotel SC continental
- Hotel cosing
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 Train: In Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun railway station is the closest railway to reach Itanagar with about a distance of 15 kms.