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. By using our Bhubaneswar travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts and other attractions in Bhubaneswar.
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  • Lost yourself in the lives and culture of our indigenous population of Odisha through the display. The place is neatly arranged with every gallery giving you a different experience. I particularly enj...  more »
  • Odisha is more of a tribal state. Several tribes have dominated the history and culture of this state from time immemorial. This tribal museum makes an effort to showcase the life style and culture of...  more »
  • The government has put in great efforts to maintain this museum , it is very informative and nice. Must visit  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Great demonstrations. Helpful staff. Very well maintained.
  • 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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