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. Before you head to Bhopal, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Bhopal holiday planner, to make sure you see all that Bhopal has to offer, including Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind.
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  • This place a must visit for history lovers. IT has lot of things to know & explore. This can be a fun picnic spot to visit with friend, family or kids. Do not visit alone. Visit in group. Otherwise yo...  more »
  • if u r searching for a wonderful n unique museum....that too in the lap of nature...overlooking the awsome n beautiful upper lake of BHOPAL....u definitely cannt afford to miss the visit of manav sang...  more »
  • It is a museum with difference - wide and roomy galleries with artistic decor and authentic description in immense variety. Having seen a couple of international museums and being fond of museums, I f...  more »
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  • A wholesome half day tourist place which maintained and displayed in an admiring matter, and a whole family will get interesting spots as per age group, also different tastes like heritage, living styles from trials to civilised, time to time evolution, ancient era's human used articles like tools, weapons, cooking utensils, construction styles etc. Different cultures sprawled over India right from Kerala bottom state of Indian map to crowned Himalayas and horizontal view from North eastern states to Gujarat etc can be viewed here.Tourist need to keep few things in mind like you must allot min. time of four hours, you should have your own vehicle, water arrangements etc. Security is well maintained hence this very vast premises is completely safe. A souvenir shop with very cute Madhya Pradesh state (India) traditional items available with reasonable prices. Even MP tourism is following a Eco friendly protocol by packing all of its souvenirs in a paper bags tied with jute holders. Since every out door attraction is wider in space, small children need to be taken care by parents to keep within their reach. A beautiful lake view can be seen from this elevated property.
  • WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MUSEUM. It showcases a lot of India's culture in their purest forms with live size shelters, tools, dresses etc. in a large area. Also gives you information about their dances, livelihood, jewellery etc. A great source to expand your knowledge about the diversity this nation holds. Very well documented. Must visit. 👍
  • I have been here many times and not so good-looking now tell you what the food is gorgeous, the food is to see many things very beautiful looks like very beautiful .. The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya is spearheading an interactive Museum Movement in India, to celebrate the simultaneous validity of various valuable cultural patterns evolved over thousands of years. The Organization is working for national integration, and promotes research and training and inter-institutional networking for salvage and revitalization of vanishing but valuable cultural traditions and highlights the unity and diversity; and organizes exhibitions to present an integrated story of biological evolutions and variations. The IGRMS, through its exhibitions and salvage activities, demonstrates the aesthetic qualities of India's traditional life styles; local knowledge and mores, and caution the people against unprecedented destruction of ecology, environment, local values, customs, etc. There is a paradigm shift in museum education process and IGRMS envisages a definite role for itself in this process....And Good
  • It has various models of village houses showcasing traditional life from different parts of India as well as a nice indoor museum showcasing traditional objects. Visit here definitely! Plan a visit for several hours if you want to see it in detail. And bring a vehicle.
  • One of its kind in India, must see it. It has huts build by various localities in country. But it is spread in a big area and you should have ample time to see it .