About the walk

The Rhino Heritage Museum is located in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, near the Military Hospital. Built in 1928, this war museum houses historical photographs of the military, weapons that were used during the War of Liberation of Bangladesh, military uniforms, and weapons made by China, Iraq, etc. There is also a gallery dedicated to Capt. Keishing Clifford Nongrum—an Indian Army officer who died during the Kargil War on July 1, 1999.

A battle tank used during the Indo–Pak war of 1971 is positioned outside the Rhino Heritage Museum.

This is a custom walk for the students of  the History Department of St. Mary's College, Shillong. This walk is not open to others.

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Walk Date
Meeting Time
01:45 pm
Revisiting the Rhino Heritage Museum and its Stories of the Independence Struggle

Walk Leader

Naphibahun Lyngdoh
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Duration

02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Meeting Time01:45 pm

Meeting Point

Outside the Rhino Heritage Museum (Rhino Point)

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About the Walk

The Rhino Heritage Museum is located in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, near the Military Hospital. Built in 1928, this war museum houses historical photographs of the military, weapons that were used during the War of Liberation of Bangladesh, military uniforms, and weapons made by China, Iraq, etc. There is also a gallery dedicated to Capt. Keishing Clifford Nongrum—an Indian Army officer who died during the Kargil War on July 1, 1999.

A battle tank used during the Indo–Pak war of 1971 is positioned outside the Rhino Heritage Museum.

This is a custom walk for the students of  the History Department of St. Mary's College, Shillong. This walk is not open to others.

Please Note

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and carry drinking water and an umbrella or raincoat. 
  • Photography is not allowed inside the museum.
  • Parking is available outside the museum. 
  • Entry is free. 

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