The Meghalaya Butterfly Museum is located at a distance of about 1 km from the capital city of the state of Meghalaya, Shillong. The Butterfly Museum in Meghalaya houses a variety of butterflies, most of which originally belong to the north-eastern state of Meghalaya in India. TheButterfly Museum of Meghalaya was inaugurated in an effort to conserve many rare species of fascinating colorful butterflies.
If you are a butterfly-lover, then don't miss this opportunity of viewing this wide range of butterflies under one roof of the Butterfly Museum at Meghalaya. Other than different species of butterflies, one can also spot many beetles in this museum. These beetles have their original home in India as well as the rest of the world.
The museum administration has planned and executed using butterflies for commercial purposes, which, in a way, assures the conservation of the butterfly family, as commercial use of butterflies necessitates large scale breeding. There are as many as 1600 different varieties of butterflies on display at the Meghalaya Butterfly Museum.
The innumerable types of butterflies that can be viewed at the Butterfly Museum have distinctive patterns and colors. The butterflies exhibited at the Butterfly Museum do not belong to India alone. Many rare species of beautiful butterflies from across the world have been imported to this massive house of butterflies.
All the nature-lovers can visit this place by first traveling to Shillong. The closest airport to this museum is at Borjhar in the capital city of Assam, that is, Guwahati. This city is 129 kms away from Shillong city. This airport facilitates traveling from Kolkata to Shillong.