About the walk

The Butterfly Museum, also known as the Wankhar Entomology Museum, is located at Riatsamthiah, in the capital city of Shillong. The museum is privately owned and managed by Wankhar.

The museum houses an outstanding collection of different species of butterflies, insects and moths of different colours and patterns, collected from in and around the region.

Rare species of beetles, centipedes, millipedes and tarantulas have also been displayed. The scientifically preserved species of butterflies, moths and beetles are worth a visit. 

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
A Visit to Meghalaya’s Butterfly Museum
Saturday
17 Nov

Walk Leader

Naphibahun Lyngdoh
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Duration

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Meeting Time

Meeting Point

Outside the Butterfly Museum, Riatsamthia

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About the Walk

The Butterfly Museum, also known as the Wankhar Entomology Museum, is located at Riatsamthiah, in the capital city of Shillong. The museum is privately owned and managed by Wankhar.

The museum houses an outstanding collection of different species of butterflies, insects and moths of different colours and patterns, collected from in and around the region.

Rare species of beetles, centipedes, millipedes and tarantulas have also been displayed. The scientifically preserved species of butterflies, moths and beetles are worth a visit. 

This guided tour is free.

Please Note

Contact at: +91-8257876105 (Naphibahun)

  • Medium: English
  • Please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Parking facilities (non-chargeable) are available at the meeting point.
  • Photography is allowed but charged.
  • Entry fees of Rs. 50/- per person are to be borne by the participant.
  • Mandatory registration closes after 25 entries.

Nearest Metro/Bus Station

Police Bazar

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