Air Force Museum Guide Contents
- General Information about Air Force Museum
- Place to see in Air Force Museum
- How to reach Air Force Museum?
- Facilities for eating food in Air Force Museum
- Speciality of Air Force Museum
- Attractions around Air Force Museum
- Geography of Air Force Museum
- Weather of Air Force Museum
- People from Air Force Museum
- Pictures of Air Force Museum
- Shopping place in Air Force Museum
- Air Force Museum Weather
- Maps of Air Force Museum
- Video for visiting Air Force Museum
General Information about Air Force Museum
Air Force Museum is located in Upper Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, a Northeast State of India, Air Force Museum. Air Force Museum is a great place to acquire knowledge about the country’s defense forces, primarily Indian Air Force, brave flying warriors and defense history in Shillong. Located in Upper Shillong area, this museum contains pictures of Indo-China war and Indo-Pak war. Visitors can also see the skin of Python in the museum.
The museums used by the Indian Air Force Eastern Command, which are called aircraft, technology and machines, and also tell stories of heroism and sacrifice.
In the museum there are also uniforms worn with other aspects by Air Force pilots, missiles, rockets and small models of air crafts.
Places to see in Air Force Museum
Umium Lake Is a beautiful artificial water reservoir that acts as a popular tourist attraction of Shillong. Umiyam Lake, one of the popular tourist spots in Shillong, is a huge and beautiful reservoir which attracts a large number of tourists across the country. It is also known as “twelve water” or Big Water, the lake is a part of a dam, which is built as the first Hydel Power Project in this northeast Indian state. Cumulative water catching area with both dam and lake is more than 220 square kilometers.
Tourists can also enjoy the ride of boats, pedal boats, sailing boats, cruise boats and speedboats. There is also a beautiful garden called Lamba Nehru Park in the lake, which is near its beaches, which connects its charm.
The tourism department of Meghalaya has developed this place in an entertainment hot spot. Visitors can enjoy boat rides while outlying the scenes of their surroundings.
Elephant Falls is an important tourist attraction on the outskirts of Elephant folks located about 12 km from Shillong, which is located in upper Shillong area. This Falls is one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations and is surrounded by green vegetation. This waterfall is known by many locals as ‘Khiyat lai Paktang Khoji’.
Elephant Falls is located on the outskirts of the main city of Shillong. The unique part of the this Falls in Meghalaya is that it has a two-level waterfall in the dingle of the rocks. The beauty of Meghalaya Elephant Falls increases manifold by two falls-wire fang falls and Wei Adam Falls.
How to reach Air Force Museum
Three major bus terminus in Shillong can go to different parts of the country, from Meghalaya Transport Corporation, NEHU Bus Stop and Sacred Heart bus stop, Shillong’s beautiful place. A host of private operators offers affordable rates to make tourists able to enjoy their Shillong tour by bus. With so many advantages, Bus Shillong tour of Bus makes an ideal choice for a well-planned Shilag Yatra.
There is no such proper railway line in Meghalaya, Guwahati Railway Station, the nearest railway station, which is situated 105 kilometers from Shillong. The city is well connected to all the other major cities of the country via rail. There is also a taxi and bus facility in Shillong.
Shillong Airport in Umroi is a small airport available for flights through Alliance Air and it is located 40 km from Shillong. Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) provides bus services to various cities of the state from the airport. There are regular flights from Shillong to Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and various other destinations.
Different distance For Air Force Museum
|From||Distance / Time||Vai|
|Shillong, Meghalaya||13.4 km/ 0 hr 38 min||NH 106|
|Guwahati, Assam||107 km/ 2 hr 59 min||NH 6|
|Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya||42 km/ 1 hr 12 min||NH 206 and SH5|
|Diphu, Meghalaya||316 km/ 6 h 22 min||AH1, AH2, NH 27|
Dining facilities in the Air Force Museum
Café Shillong is located right next to the Café Aire Foros museum. Here you can get all kinds of food and every kind of breakfast, like pizza, sandwiches, snacks, soup, salad and even food.
Dillon’s cafe is the first tribute cafe of Northeast India and was established in January 2016. It has attempted to create a place that not only celebrates Bob Dylan’s music and poetry but also stimulates creativity, introspection, and good conversations. This cafe is very well known for its food and taste.
Speciality of Air Force Museum
The Air Force Museum is an important attraction for both adults and children, which is a great place to gain knowledge about the country’s defense forces, mainly the Indian Air Force, the brave flight warriors and defense history. Located in Upper Shillong area, this museum contains pictures of Indo-Pak war on India-China war and performance. In the museum there are also uniforms worn with other aspects by Air Force pilots, missiles, rockets and small models of air crafts. If you want to get your hands on some great souvenirs, then there is a gift shop in the premises.
Attrecation around Air Force Museum
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
A three-one institution with a museum with a research and publishing center to promote and preserve the rich cultural heritage of Northeast India- a unique blend of all sister states under one roof.
With a magnificent collection of pre-historic artifacts spread over many galleries in the Don Bosco Center or Museum in Shillong, it is a place that preserves the culture and heritage of the Northeastern states. In some of the galleries given here you can see language galleries, photo galleries, agricultural gallery and musical instruments gallery, can display different sections of different categories and striking artifacts.
About Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Not only this, the museum also includes a library, the Otto Hoppenmuler Library where you can get many books and many records related to Northeast India. Also, do not miss the most important and amazing Skywalk, from which you can choose beautiful Shillong.
DBCC contains seventy galleries displaying cultural artifacts and paintings, it offers study and research facilities in 10,000 volumes, a media hall and special conference hall of a conference room. It is often used by school students and old research students and anthropologists because an anthropologist’s paradise in this area of India is.
It is the highest point of Shillong at an altitude of 6449 feet and 1965 meters above sea level. It offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire city, the Himalayas, its spring and as well as the Bangladesh Plains. A binocular is available for tourists, which is to get the bird’s eye view. Trekking up to this semi-circular summit is considered highly recommended for the best idea, but it is often surrounded by heavy fog.
Regional stories show that the patron deity lives in the ‘Leishalong’ hills and protects the city from all evils. U Shulong site is at the top of the summit and every spring, there is a ritual organized. Due to safety reasons, this place is located on the basis of AF and shows a radar station of Indian Air Force.
Mahadev Khola Dham
Mahadev Khola Dham Mandir is situated at a distance of 5 km from the Upper Shillong area. It is dedicated to the worship of Hindu Lord Shiva. These temples are surrounded by green surroundings and for the expansion of the Meghalaya hills, you need to stroll through a thick road to reach the destination. From the surface of this holy place near Shilong, Umsharpi river flows quietly, it is said that the cave of Shiva temple leads to the holy Kamakhya temple in Guwahati.
Geography of Air Force Museum
Air Force Museum is a great place to acquire knowledge about the country’s defense forces, mainly the Indian Air Force, brave flight warriors and defense history. Located in Upper Shillong area, this museum contains pictures of Indo-Pak war on India-China war and performance. In the museum there are also uniforms worn with other aspects by Air Force pilots, missiles, rockets and small models of air crafts.
Climate of Air Force Museum
The summer season starts from the month of March and continues till the month of June. The average temperature is 24 degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius. The weather is very pleasant time to travel to this place.
The monsoon season starts from the month of June and continues till September. Especially in the monsoon season, Shillong is known for its extraordinary beauty. When you can see the real beauty of this foreign land, then the monsoon season is considered as the best weather for Shillong.
The winter season in Shillong is very cold and the temperature reaches 2 degrees Celsius. The months of November to February have been recorded as the coldest place in this place. Shillong is quite cold during December and January.
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Shopping Place in Air Force Museum
OB Shopping Mall
Different street markets are available for shopping in Shillong, such as the Obey Shopping Mall, which is the only famous shopping complex on the hill station roads. Every day many locals and tourists do not often come shopping for it. There are many shopping shops in Oby shopping.
Among the various shops found in the police market, Purbashree Emporium is one of the most popular places of shopping, which is well-known for its products and handicrafts. In this emporium all items are sold made with the touch of love and life of Meghalaya, and about its culture and traditions. This is also the ideal place to shop.
Air Force Museum Weather
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