Zonal Anthropological Museum

Visit the Zonal Anthropological Museum in Dehradun for its rich assortment of artifacts pertaining to the inception, development, and sustenance of the humankind on earth, and stand witness to the lifestyle of the primitive people and their customs, particularly in the Himalayan foothills.


Information for Visitors

Timing: 10 am to 1 pm – 2 pm to 5 pm (Sunday closed)

Location: Pearson Road, FRI, ONGC, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Entry Fees: Nominal charges depending on the nationality

About the Museum

Established in the year 1971-72 by the Anthropological Survey of India, the Zonal Anthropological Museum in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, is an amazing place that exhibits the ancient artifacts and other items that were dug out during the excavations. All the sightings and exhibits throw light on the most primitive human populaces in the Himalayan region and educating people about these discoveries was the chief reason behind establishing the museum as well.

The museum is one of the famous tourist spots of Dehradun which attracts the attention of many, particularly the history enthusiast or someone who adores the history of a particular region. The exhibits inside the museum include statues, sculptures, coins, artifacts, etc., all of which are centuries old. The museum gives insight into the early human settlements in the Himalayan foothills and the essence of highly diverse and colorful Indian culture can be seen and felt here. For a history paramour or people who are keen on learning more about the Himalayan past and Culture, 2-3 hours of this place will be worth their shot.

Nearby Tourist Attractions:

  • Forest Research Institute
  • Tapkeshwar Temple
  • Subir Raha Oil Musuem
  • Ram Rai Gurudwara
  • Fun ‘n’ Food Kingdom

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