The Assam State Museum is the premier museum in the North East India. The Assam State Museum was established on 21st April in 1940.It houses invaluable historical objects which reflect the socio-cultural history of Assam and the North East. The Assam State Museum has 13,802 objects and out of which 1,621 are displayed.
The Kamrupa Anusandhana Samiti which was the pioneer organization in the field of historical and antiquarian studies of Assam had established the Assam State Museum. The museum was formally inaugurated by the Governor of Assam Sir Robert Neil Reid.