Mizoram State Museum

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    Location:   PPQ8+68R, MacDonald Hill, Zarkawt, Aizawl, Mizoram 796001, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 hour

    Mizoram state museum is a very informative historical museum situated at the heart of Aizawl, Mizoram, India. You will be able to learn many unknown facts about Mizoram here. People who want to know about history and knowledge seekers will love this place. This museum is not so big yet interesting. 

    Mizoram State Museum is a house of over 2,500 items that shows the enriched culture of the state of Mizoram and each of them has a tale to tell about the ethnic background and history of the state. It is worth visiting place in Aizawl.


    As this museum is connected to the history of the museum you will be able to know many things about the state. It displays various things which are connected to the state. The display of various different textiles which belong to different Mizo tribes is one of the most popular main attractive exhibits here. It is not wrong that this museum is a delight to every visitor and especially for those who are interested in history and want to gain more knowledge.


    Mizoram State Museum

    The Mizoram State Museum was established in the month of April 1977 by the Tribal Research Institute under the Education Department. It came under the Art and Culture department in 1989. At first, it was housed in a rented building. But on 14 July 1990, it was moved to a new building, at Macdonald Hill, near the Chief Minister’s bungalow. Under the care of the Indian Museum, Kolkata, the museum’s galleries have undergone many renovations. It also received financial help from Victoria Memorial, Kolkata. The items stored in Mizoram State Museum vary from photographs to archaeological objects to traditional musical instruments. It also houses some specimens of natural history.

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    Mizoram State Museum

    The Mizoram State Museum in Aizawl has over  25000 items. It is an ethnographic museum with multipurpose collections on display. The museum occupies four floors and has a total of five galleries. They are- 

    • Archaeological Gallery
    • Textile Gallery
    • Ethnological Gallery
    • Anthropological Gallery
    • History Gallery
    • Zoological / Natural History Gallery

    Opening Hours

    1. Saturday 9 am to 1 pm
    2. Sunday Closed
    3. Monday 9 am to 5 pm
    4. Tuesday 9 am to 5 pm
    5. Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
    6. Thursday 9 am to 5 pm
    7. Friday 9 am to 5 pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    • Child Rs 10 (per person)
    • Adults Rs 20 (per person)

    Senior citizen: Free

    50% concession for School children accompanied by teachers.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to the museum is the Lengpui Airport. Which is situated at a distance of 30 km from the place. After reaching the airport you can hire any local transport to reach the museum.

    By train: Situated at a distance of 120 km the Bhairabi Railway Station is the nearest railway station to the museum. It is well connected with the other major cities of the country. 

    By bus: Aizawl has a well-constructed road service. You can go there by bus also. The nearest bus stand to this place is Bhairabi Bus Station which is 121 km away from the museum. You can hire any local transport from there to reach your destination.

    Tips for Travellers

    1. Bags, Snacks, Food packets…etc are not allowed in the museum.
    2. Drinking is not allowed inside the museum.
    3. Smoking is prohibited here. 


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: It is a safe place for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed inside the museum.

    Que-03: When is the best time to visit Mizoram State Museum? 

    Ans: June to September is the best time to visit Mizoram State Museum.

    Que: Places to visit near Mizoram State Museum? 


    • Vantawng Falls
    • Phawngpui National Park
    • Tam Dil
    • Solomon’s Temple, Aizawl


    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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