SHILLONG, Sept 27 � On the occasion of World Tourism Day today, a food gallery was inaugurated today at Don Bosco Museum here by chief secretary of Meghalaya PBO Warjri.
Apart from the chief secretary, other dignitaries who were part of the inauguration were Meghalaya principal secretaries RV Suchiang (Tourism) and PW Ingti (Arts & Culture).
Other than the indigenous cuisines from North East India, the museum�s food gallery is also offering Indian, Chinese and Continental delicacies.
Acclaimed as the finest museum in Asia on indigenous and tribal cultures, Don Bosco Museum is a must-visit tourist destination as it provides a snapshot glimpse of the rich and multi-coloured cultures, lifestyles, history and traditions of the indigenous peoples of the North East India.
The museum, which is part of Don Bosco Centre of Indigenous Culture (DBCIC), is an architecturally robust seven-storey hexagonal building showcasing many galleries giving an impressive insight into the beautiful and diverse cultural richness of the eight states of India�s Northeast under one roof. The segmented galleries have an amazing collection of indigenous costumes, accoutrements, weapons, musical instruments, artifacts, ornaments and rare photographs and paintings.
Equipped with modern facilities, the museum also provides audio-visual aid, elevators for the elderly, sick and differently-abled persons, touch-screens computers and tablets for visitors, computer area for students, souvenir counter to buy memorabilia, media and conference hall, sensor lights, CCTV, parking lot, and also a skywalk on the terrace that gives you a panoramic view of Shillong city.