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About Tribal Research Center

The Tribal Museum is situated on the campus of Tribal Research Centre located in Muthorai Palada, ten kilometers away from Ooty. Placed on the hillock, the museum houses many rare artifacts and photographs of primitive tribal groups of Tamil Nadu and Andamans and Nicobar Islands. The museum is based on the interest of Anthropological and Archaeological first human culture and heritage. Tribal Museum exhibits open air traditional houses belonging to the Toda, Kota, Paniya, Kurumba and Kanikaran tribal groups. The most popular attraction is the six life-size structures of Todas, Kotas, and Paniya. There are also the decomposing corpses of badly stuffed local wildlife.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Closed On Fridays Second Saturdays Public Holidays
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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