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Indira Gandhi National Museum of Man Kind
 

Indira Gandhi National Museum of Man Kind also known as Tribal Habitat Museum, located on Shyamla Hills in the premises of Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, is an open-air exhibition of tribal house types. The museum was established in 1985 by the then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi. Spread over an area of 200 acres of land, the National Museum of Man Kind is the only museum in the world to have an excellent collection of ancient painted rock shelters. Built on one of the important pre-historic sites in Madhya Pradesh, National Museum of Man Kind is a presentation of actual-size dwellings typical of contemporary tribal cultures in various states of India. The exhibits here gives a complete insight into the architectural features of the tribal houses with elaborately displayed interiors. The craft and pottery of the tribal life are also displayed in the exhibition. 

National Museum of Man Kind also houses a well-stocked library with audio-visual archives; computerized documentations and a large collection of ethnographic specimens. The museum remains opens on all days from 10 am to 6 pm expect on Mondays and national holidays. Entrance to the museum is free for children upto 12 year and for adults Rs.10/- per head.

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