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Tribal Research Center

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Address: Udhagamandalam, Ooty, India
Description: 10 kms from Ooty Bust stand
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Where you can learn about the rich ethnic diversity....

This is located at a place called Mt. Palada some 10 km from Ooty on way to Avalanche and Emerald Lakes. Very few tourists know about this place and is not frequented by any of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is located at a place called Mt. Palada some 10 km from Ooty on way to Avalanche and Emerald Lakes. Very few tourists know about this place and is not frequented by any of the package tour operators. Nilgiris is home a large number of endogenous tribal populations, notably Todas, Irulas, Kotas, Badgas etc. This institute has an excellent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This museum is a hidden gem located about 12 km outside Oozy but well worth a visit. It is a beautiful drive through trees and villages and is located at a Research Station. A guide who speaks good English and who is of one of the tribes takes you round the museum which shows the different tribes, their lifestyles, and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

it was a place to know more about the tribals which are now getting extinct. This place is tough to locate and is situated within the premises of a research center.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A guide showed us round the centre and told us many fascinating things about the life and customs of the tribes, past and present.

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Gandhinagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Don't miss this, it is covered under the avalanche tour. Its a good clean place, a lot to know if you like to know the tribal history of India. It can be improved with a laser or video show about the same.

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Mumbai
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

most tourists aren't aware or don't here. but this is definitely a must visit place in Ooty. the drive to the place is nice and you get to see so much of unique stuff and learn a lot about the tribes of the area, their traditions, arts & crafts. I'd have bought any souvenirs if there were, but all I... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is around 7-8 Km from the city center. It is a Government museum that displays a lot of the items, model homes, tools, weapons, pictures, furniture etc related to the tribal groups who live in the Nilgiris. This is a must visit place for people who are interested in knowing more about cultures and enjoy visiting museums in general.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was a very nice museum when it was built, but lack of interest has led to its decline. We had to hunt someone down to unlock it, and were the only ones inside. However, the artifacts and history are well worth your time if you have an interest in the tribal history of India. Just don't expect polish.

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Ooty, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

tribal museum situated on the way to Avalanchee near nanjanadu junction you can see the photographs and all the heritage things of the tribal who lived in around the nilgiri hills a good place to know the history of ooty and surrounding

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Coburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

At the tribal research center is nice museum that shows a lot and give you of information about the adhivasi that are living at Nilgiris. It's a bit out of Ooty but you should go there.

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