Black Magic and Witchcraft Museum
Mayong village in Assam is known as the Black Magic capital of India. Recent archaeological excavations have shown relics from which we can infer that there had been sacrifices of human and animals until the end of Ahom period and even till the beginning of modern times. Though Mayong has been in the history for a long time with its black magi, the village and the surrounding regions are known as a prominent tourist attraction for its rich wildlife and gushing rivers.
Things to do in and around Mayong:
Probitara wildlife sanctuary, adjacent to Mayong village attracts more number of tourists every year. If you are an adventure lover, then Mayong and the nearby sanctuary aAssam state museum will be the ideal choice to take up trekking into the unexplored regions and go on a river rafting to explore the regions around.
Best time to visit:
Rainy seasons are not suitable for the water related sports. It is ideal to visit Mayong from November to March to enjoy the nature’s beauty thoroughly.
How To Reach Mayong:
Mayong is situated very near to Guwahati, from where lot of rented vehicles and public transports ply.
Assam State Museum
Assam State Museum, located very close to the state capital Guwahati, is highlighted in the list of tourist locations to visit for its uniqueness and rich diverse collection of artefacts in various verticals. Natural history, Folk art forms, epigraphy are few of the domains covered and the actual list is very long to explore. The exhibits collected from different regions over different time periods kindle the interest of history buffs and art lovers invariably.
Things to do in Assam State Museum:
Explore the aesthetically arranged collections of wonderful exhibits in the different sections like epigraphy, history, cultures, art etc., Marvel the uniqueness and beauty of the objects made of steel, woods and other different materials like terracotta. An exclusive library is also there to cater to the interest of book lovers who would like to access the reading section housed with books on various genres.
How To Reach Assam State Musuem:
It is located at just one kilometer from Guwahati railway station and is at the well populated center of the city.
Best time to Visit Assam State Museum:
Winters are the best season for comfortable exploration of the museum during your trip to Assam.
You can visit Assam State Museum between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Note: Museum is closed on Mondays, 2nd & 4th Saturdays and all Government Holidays.
Adults – Rs.20
Students – Rs.10
Children below 10 years – Free
Visitors from other countries – Rs. 100