Anthropological Museum

Anthropological Museum information

Port Blair , India
Street MG Rd
+91 3192 232291
admission ₹10, camera ₹20
Opening hours
9am-1pm & 1.30-4.30pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

The best museum in Port Blair provides a thorough and sympathetic portrait of the islands’ indigenous tribal communities. The glass display cases may be old school, but they don’t feel anywhere near as ancient as the simple geometric patterns etched into a Jarawa chest guard, a skull left in a Sentinelese lean-to or the totemic spirits represented by Nicobarese shamanic sculptures. Publications on Andaman and Nicobar's indigenous culture are for sale in the gift shop.