Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind, Bhopal

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Spread across 80 hectares (200 acres) of the Shamla Hills, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind represents one of India's largest anthropology museums. With three indoor galleries and eight outdoor exhibitions, the museum tells the story of mankind in space and time. At the indoor exhibitions, look for intriguing items such as cave rock art paintings, which probably date back to prehistoric times. Open-air exhibitions display different settlements, including tribal habitat, coastal village, desert village, and Himalayan village. Arrange to visit Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind and other attractions in Bhopal using our Bhopal tour itinerary maker tool .
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  • A walk through the history of mankind . it is an autonomous institution run by the Ministry of Culture , GOI . The human evolution at large and the evolution of tribal lives through the centuries in I...  more »
  • It's location is very prime, with upper Lake in front and van vihar on side. Total area is very big so it is better to go with your vehicle. Lot to see and photographed. If lucky one can get a glimpse...  more »
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  • A perfect place to spend your day. Its a whole campus situated in shyamala hills. Here you will witness the places and the cultures all the tribal communities of India live. The campus is very clean and its like a never ending place with hundreds of cultures to visit and learn from. A straight road takes you to a building where the museum, which is also very humongous place to visit with clothes, utensils, the instruments and the things they use in their daily lives. After completing the museum you can visit the open grounds and hills where all the sculptures are made. You will surely enjoy your whole day. After completing it, move towards the back side and you will exit in front of the Lake view. Lovely right?
  • Must be one of the largest museums in India if not the largest one. Spread over a huge expanse of a hillscape, it tries to showcase the diversity of Indian culture through art and exhibits. Plus it also aims to present to us the details of our evolution. To do this place properly, you need at least 4 to 5 hours.
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