Assam State Museum is situated in Guwahati
. Established in 1940, it is one of the biggest multipurpose museums in the country. The museum has separate sections for archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics and iconography.
The collection includes archaeological, wooden and bell-metal objects, ivory, terracotta, pith, tribal objects and dioramas of tribal life. Painting, old textiles, arms and weapons, ethnographic objects and stone sculptures are the other artifacts on display.
Assam State Museum is open from 10:00 to 16:30 hrs on all days, except on Mondays and government holidays.