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Government Of Assam Department of Cultural Affairs Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra Society

Purbajyoti Sangrahalaya

  • The Purbajyoti Museum, an important part of the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra (SSK), is an ethnographic as well as a heritage museum. The aim of this museum is to systematically collect, preserve and display artifacts and art objects, representing the unique and age old culture of the people of Assam in particular and  North East India in general. The aim of the museum is to present the story of the past and present in the realms of material culture and indigenous technology.

     The museum houses more than 4000 artifacts, which include the following objects that are displayed in the different galleries of the museum-

    • Sattriya Masks
    • Musical Instruments
    • Terracotta and Clay Art
    • Textiles and costumes
    • Cottage Industries products of Assam and the North East
    • Basketry and Wood Products
    • Bell Metal and Brass Products
    • Objects of Sankari Culture