This local history museum is known as the Assam State Museum and is a must visit while touring the state of Assam. The museum showcases collections in various genres such as local culture and history, anthropology, and folk art alongside various sculptures made from stone, wood, metal and terracotta. Visit the Epigraphy section which consists of articles having stone and copper inscriptions from the 5th - 18th Centuries. It was established in the year 1940 by the Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti.
Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra is one of the largest assembly for culture in North East India. The Kalakshetra is a platform for artists from all genres to perform their art form and comprises of a cultural museum and library. The museum has various artifacts on display which is related to local culture and customs. The museum focuses on preserving Assamese culture and traditions in particular and also has an entire traditional village of Assam recreated inside. They also have a library with a good collection of books and documents.
Constructed in 1962, the Nehru Stadium at Guwahati is one of the most visited arenas to enjoy a game of cricket. The stadium is capable of accommodating 15000 spectators. The Arena hosts events that showcase domestic cricket tournaments like Deodhar, Duleep and Ranji Trophy as well as International matches. The stadium also hosts football matches on a regular basis, while they help teams compete for the Bordoloi Trophy, Federation Cup and Santosh Trophy. This stadium is the home ground of the Assam Cricket Team, Guwahati Football Club and FC Green Valley.
Assam State Zoo, popularly known as the Guwahati Zoo, is among one of the best in the country and sees a steady flow of visitors throughout the year. Covering a total area of 175 hectares (432 acres), this zoo is home to more than 800 animals of more than a hundred species. The entry fee to the Assam State Zoo is very reasonable and the experience of being amidst greenery and numerous wildlife is unmatched. This zoo also features a botanical garden that is home to interesting species of plants.