Journey through the lives and traditions of Gujarat's tribes at Adivasi Museum in Ahmedabad

Journey through the lives and traditions of Gujarat's tribes at Adivasi Museum in Ahmedabad

Take a stroll through the stories of the tribal communities of our state.

Tucked away in Usmanpura, Ahmedabad, the Adivasi Museum pays homage to the rich cultural legacy of Gujarat's tribal communities. Established in 1965, it became an integral part of the Adivasi Research and Training Center at Gujarat Vidyapith.

Modeled after tribal homes, the museum's galleries meticulously highlight the distinctive features, attire, and occupations of various tribal groups in Gujarat. Unlike a typical museum, the Adivasi Museum offers an immersive experience, narrating captivating stories of Adivasi life, exploring their unique lifestyle, dwellings, trades, clothing, and cultural intricacies.

A glance at traditions, rituals, and celebrations

The museum is a journey into the lives of Gujarat's tribal communities, presenting facts, culture, and art in a captivating way. Noteworthy is its vast collection of photographs capturing the essence of tribal culture, offering a glimpse into traditions, rituals, and celebrations.

At its core, the museum houses a well-equipped library with a projector featuring 25 films that provide a cinematic exploration of various tribal areas. This feature creates a dynamic and multi-sensory experience, bridging traditional and modern storytelling and bringing the vibrant narratives of tribal communities to a broader audience.

Witness the diversity and richness of Adivasi culture

From traditional clothing to metal and clay toys, musical instruments, household items, and professional tools, the museum showcases the diversity and richness of Adivasi culture.

The Adivasi Museum serves as a guardian of cultural heritage, providing profound insights into the lives of Gujarat's tribal communities. Through a blend of traditional artifacts, captivating visuals, and modern cinematic experiences, the museum not only preserves but also shares the legacy and heritage of the Adivasis with the world.

As a destination appealing to both travelers and locals, this Museum remains a vital bridge between the past and present, fostering an appreciation for the diversity and resilience of Gujarat's tribal heritage.

Address: TRIBAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE, Gujarat Vidhyapith Campus, Usmanpura, Ahmedabad – 380014


Monday to Friday – 11:00 to 17:00
Saturday: 11:00 to 13:30
Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

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