Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, Bhubaneswar

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Learn about the culture and society of tribal people at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, a living monument of multiplex tribal lifestyle. Established in 1953, the museum exhibits an ever-growing collection of tribal artifacts, including clothing and ornaments, hunting and fishing equipment, and musical instruments. See 14 tribal shrines which reflect the local tribal superstitions and supernatural beliefs, as well as their religion in general. The museum hosts an annual dance festival during December, during which dancers from various Indian tribes portray their traditions in form of dances. Also visit a garden with over 300 medicinal plants. Put Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts into our Bhubaneswar holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • August 12, 2017
    This place is something that you don't often see these days especially in cities, where people prefer readymade processed things. So it's really wonderful to see these kind of handcrafted things that ...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    It is known as tribal museum by locals, and located in Bhubaneshwar Nayapalli area. It has a touch Screen Information Kiosk, gallery, video shows for groups, a souvenir shop, library, cafeteria for vi...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Located on the national highway crossing through Bhubaneswar this museum is equipped with state of the art audio visual equipments to give a splendid feel of the tribal way of life. The museum has dif...  more »
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  • July 13, 2017
    Excellent collections of items, articles, utensils and weapons used by tribal people. A place to get glimpse of tribal life. Even tribal huts are reconstructed. Museum staff is very knowledgeable and take keen interest in guiding the visitors.
  • June 9, 2017
    Very nice place to gain knowledge about the lifestyle of Odia tribal people. Fully a/c museum equipped with audio visual information system. Recommended for all to visit this museum.
  • June 3, 2017
    Great collection of tribal items and the tribal food is also very good. Free to visit. Photographs are not allowed. Audio visuals are very informative. Tribal items are also sold here.
  • July 2, 2017
    Great demonstrations. Helpful staff. Very well maintained.
  • April 14, 2017
    An unique gallery of Indian Anthropology. Audio visual equipments helped a lot to understand in details. Artificially made villages are so informative.

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Accommodating large numbers of pilgrims year-round, Bhubaneswar offers a variety of options for overnight stays. A wide array of hotels grouped between Nanpath Road and CTC Road and northwest to Nandan Kanan Road give a range choice for everyone’s budget. Luxurious four-star hotels are located away from the city’s bustle and have beach view. With many universities in town, Bhubaneswar offers a wide range of low-budget accommodations. Inexpensive government- or state tourism-run hotels and hostels, guest houses and youth hostels are scattered around town.
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