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Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya , Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
National Museum of Man is unique museum of India, which concentrates on communities rather than objects.

National Museum of Man is located on the Shamla Hills in Bhopal. It was established in the year 1974.The museum has a huge and rare collection of tribal and folk arts from across India.

It is maintained by the folk and tribal communities. This unique museum occupies 200 acres land. The museum replicated a fishing village of Kerala beside the lake. There are various medicinal plants used by the tribal people on the ground of the museum. Apart from that the museum contains various anthropological and ethnographic objects.

The library of the museum has audio-visual archive, computerized documentation system. The museum is open on all days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m during summer and 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M during winter.

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