Zonal Anthropological Museum
The Anthropology Museum is located in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh. It is situated in the office of Anthropological Survey of India, located 4 km away from Jagdalpur city.The museum has been providing the ones visiting, an insight into the lifestyle and culture of the Bastar tribes. It has a rich collection of objects, manuscripts and articles of the early period. This makes the museum an ideal destination for tourists to visit. The museum has been able to give an extraordinary experience to people visiting by showcasing them how these tribal people lived.The Zonal Anthropological Museum of Jagdalpur is offers the great opportunity to understand various objects that have historical, scientific or artistic value. The rare items displayed at the museum includes headgears, footwear, ornaments, musical instruments, dresses, paintings, wood carvings, weapons, masks, art work, sculptures and a wide variety of objects that were used in daily life.
Open and Closing Time
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
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Interesting facts about Zonal Anthropological Museum
The best time to visit the museum is during the months, October to February. There is minimum precipitation during this time, and the climate ranges from 12 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.
One of the major tourists’ attractions in Chhattisgarh, the zonal anthropological museum provide the great opportunity to see various items covering four fields of anthropology namely ethnology, linguistics, archaeology, and physical anthropology. There is no entry fee to visit zonal anthropological museum and will provide great time exploring various interesting aspects of the Bastar tribes.
One of the major tourist destinations located in the city of Jagdalpur include The Bastar Palace, The Chitradhara Waterfall and The Dalpat Sagar lake. These places are located close to the museum and be visited with ease while visiting it
The museum was constructed in 1972 and has been preserving the artefacts from tribal villages in the 1970s and 1980s. Since then the value of the museum has been increasing at a vigorous pace. It consists of some footwears from the ancient period, carvings, figures, wooden carvings, veils and various other artworks. These specimens perfectly portray the way of living of the tribal clans of Bastar. At the same time, the museum attracts tourists as well as history lovers across the country.