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. Plan your visit to Anthropological Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Port Blair vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • The museum offers an insight into the lives of tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The weapons they used, how they lived, what they ate, remain unknown to the world. A visit to this museum will be ...  more »
  • Visit if you like to know the history of Andaman. We visited Baratang Island the previous day and saw many Jarwa people on the way which helped us decide to visit this museum and we loved it too. Shop...  more »
  • anthropological museum is a must visit place to know about tribes of andaman and nicobar island . really worth visit  more »
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  • 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.
  • Its a good museum to visit and know Andaman & Nicobar history of tribes and the way they use to live " The Evolution of island ". Presentable sculptures, pictures & real life touched figures. Must visit. Entry fees of 30 bugs.
  • A lovely spot to discover the life style of A&N tribal people under one roof
  • Worth seeing gives complete background and history of Andaman Nicobar Island natives.
  • Nice museum..With full details if island history geography n all...Must watch