The Captain Williamson Sangma State Museum is a state-run museum that is situated in the State Central Library Complex. The museum is managed by the Art and Culture Department and provides an insight on the tribal lifestyles of the region laying special emphasis on the tribal culture of Meghalaya. There are several interesting things that are displayed on the museum such as the ethnic handicrafts, animals and plants of the region.
Scholars and researchers highly regard the museum for its amazing collection. The Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum is named after the first Chief Minister of the state of Meghalaya. Since the museum is situated in the premises of the state library, tourists can also visit the rich library. The museum and the library are housed inside a beautiful premise that has statues of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Indira Gandhi erected apart from rows of flower beds and a long driveways.