If fluttering colorful wings of butterflies have always charmed you, Butterfly Museum in Shillong would be of interest to you. Also known as Entomological Museum, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Shillong. The museum has a collection of butterflies, spiders, moths and beetles species from all across the country.
Butterfly museum is a privately owned museum and is a real treat for kids. Owned and managed by Wankhar, Riatsamthiah, this museum looks extremely colorful and beautiful. Programs about conservation and preservation of moths and butterflies are also initiated here. Butterflies are here cultivated too for commercial purposes, ensuring the maintenance of ecological balance. A visit to this museum would surely be a memorable one for people of all age groups.
Address- Near Christian Academy School, Riatsamthiah Jaiaw
Timings- Monday to Friday - 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM to 1 PM