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Timings : Morning: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Afternoon: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Closed on Mondays and Government holidays

Time Required : 2 - 3 hrs

Entry Fee : INR 10

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Anthropological Museum, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Overview

The Anthropological Museum, situated in the heart of Port Blair, is an ethnographic museum detailing the lives and cultures of the various tribes that have lived here: Jarawas, the Onges, the Sentinelese, the Shompens, and the Nicobarese. Inside the museum, one will come across various artefacts, tools, clothes, boats, leaf baskets, and weapons from different eras of the tribes of this region.

Among the highlights of this museum are an ancient Jarawa chest guard, a skull originating from the Sentinelese region, and the shamanic sculptures created by the Nicobarese.  For history buffs looking to learn more, the museum also contains a well-stocked library detailing the lifestyle of these cultures.

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