Anthropological Museum, Port Blair

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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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  • September 30, 2017
    This museum is very well maintained by the local government officials and is one of the best place for history and mankind lovers.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Anthropology is the study of human species, human race and by visiting this museum you learn about the difference races of human beings who have been a part of Andaman and Nicobar's history. You get t...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    This museum is quite different from the other Anthropological and Tribal museums in the main land of India. The Andamanese tribes are unique and all details about them are available in this museum. Th...  more »
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  • July 15, 2017
    Nice place to learn anthropology of this place. Children will know a lot about tribal culture.
  • June 17, 2017
    No one was there to show the museum. Visited just because it was included in tour package. Nothing unique could be seen and instead of historical pictures , present day pictures were kept. Only coconut water at entrance was nice.
  • June 7, 2017
    A lovely spot to discover the life style of A&N tribal people under one roof
  • July 11, 2017
    Boring place ,nice for the one who love A&N culture
  • June 7, 2017
    Worth seeing gives complete background and history of Andaman Nicobar Island natives.

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The old colonial center of Port Blair possesses a decent array of places to stay: spruced-up old buildings housing stylish boutiques with sea views; family-run guesthouses providing both shared and private rooms; and a few newly built hotels, offering rooms from standard to luxury. Inland to the south sit a few clusters of accommodations, where luxury retreats sit side by side with simple guesthouses, while the coastal areas around the state capital have a number of beachfront lodgings set around scenic bays.
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