Anthropological Museum, Port Blair

3.6
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Learn about the cultural history of Andaman and Nicobar with a visit to Anthropological Museum. The museum, established in 1975, boasts an extensive and educational display on the islands' indigenous tribes. Immerse yourself in the heritage of these ancient peoples--which still reside on the two islands--and admire the numerous artifacts and relics on exhibit. You'll see, among other things, weapons, clothing, an ancient Jarawa chest guard, and a skull discovered in a Sentinelese shack. Make Anthropological Museum a centerpiece of your Port Blair vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Port Blair vacation planner.
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  • A small yet enthralling museum that offers closer look into the lives of the tribals - original natives of these islands. Some of them are natives since last 50000 years. It is close to the Dir of...  more »
  • A must visit place, if you wish to understand the history, people and culture of Andaman islands and are not just a beach tourist. The museum has a great collection of artefacts, stories, and...  more »
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  • Very nice information about the tribes. Photography is not allowed here. Anthropology- Study of Human Sciences. They have a video about the tribal people which is played. It is about a 15 minutes video. You should take about 30 minutes to visit this place.
  • This is a good museum. One can get a great overview of the various population groups that inhabit the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Of particular interests are the exhibits about the tribes of the islands. The building could do with an overhaul. It has a very 80's government vibe that subtracts from the experience.
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