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About National Museum of Mankind

As interesting as the name is, the National Museum of Mankind exhibits tribal cultures as they exist today. It has a beautiful display of the life-like dwellings of tribal villages in different Indian states. Also called the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), it covers an area of over 200 acres in Bhopal. The main building has exhibition halls along with a reference library. There are also indoor and outdoor auditoriums here, popular for hosting erudite events. There are also two indoor galleries called the Veethi-Sankul and the Bhopal Gallery. Situated on a prehistoric site, this one-of-a-kind museum has a marvelous collection of painted rock shelters belonging to pre-historic times. One can enjoy open air exhibitions, indoor galleries as well as periodical or contemporary exhibitions here. It is a Must visit for art enthusiasts. The open air exhibits showcase different village types such as coastal, desert and a Himalayan village. It also displays a mythological trail and a traditional technology park.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Entry Fee Adult : INR 30 Child: INR 15
  • Closed On Mondays
  • Allowed Camera, Footwear

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