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Amazing Tribal Museum

I was amazed to see the vast collection of ancient coins, jewellery and tribal musical instruments... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Bengal, India
Excellent Museum

The Ever Living Museum is an excellent museum being maintained privately by Mr Kyntiew War in his... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Mawshbuit Village, Shillong 793007, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ever Living Museum is situated at a bit outskirt of Shillong city. The Museum owned and maintained by Mr. War, a retired engineer of Government of Maghalaya. Here, visitors can see an amazing collection of ancient dresses, jewelleries , household tools, weapons, musical instruments...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Arghya D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was amazed to see the vast collection of ancient coins, jewellery and tribal musical instruments carefully preserved by a private individual (Mr. War) at this museum beside his villa.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AbanS193
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The Ever Living Museum is an excellent museum being maintained privately by Mr Kyntiew War in his personal residence. His collection includes a wide array of tribal artifacts like clothes, musical instruments, cooking utensils etc. The fees charged is Rs 50/- per person. The visit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank ParwathiH
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The musuem is personally owned by Mr. War. And I must say I'm amazed by how this person is maintaining this place without the help of govt. alone. And the collection man, it's something to lust for. He's definitely knowledgable and an explorer himself and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Krishnandu
Reviewed 19 September 2017

On the way to Sweet Falls we saw this little bungalow which didn't seem like museum despite the board written outside so we moved ahead and while returning back we got down and entered inside to check out and it is really amazing how a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It's a trek, but worth for an overview of Meghalayan culture. Beautifully rendered exhibits (though small). Obviously curated with love and care.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank BruceR1043
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This museum is a result of the efforts of one man, Mr. Kyntiew War, a retired govt officer, whose passion for collecting various things have produced such a wonderful outcome. The museum is located in Mawshbuit village inside a military establishment on the way to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank karikor1
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went here just thought to time pass. But really i got vaarious useful collections to see and a place is really calm and clean maintained. Entry fee Just 50 INR per adult, But inside we so many collections like Garo lifestyle, Khasi life style,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank BALAJI K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

One of the best Museum in Meghalaya. Best collection of rare antiques and artifacts. The Stone Museum is very exquisite. The only one in North East India.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank GardiTab101
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It was one of the best visits to a museum in shillong.... The museum has a lot of info on local traditions, instruments and culture of the khasi, jaintia and garos. Gives you so much of infprmation on the culture of the place its people....More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Williamonly
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