Kalapani Museum

Garacharma II, ATR, Before Susan's Roses
Port Blair, AN - 744105

Type: History Museums
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Kalapani Museum is a historical museum located in Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It is dedicated to the history of the Andaman Islands, with a particular focus on the Cellular Jail, which was used as a prison by the British colonial government.

The museum is housed in a three-story building that was originally built as a barracks for British soldiers. The exhibits include a variety of artifacts, photographs, and documents that tell the story of the Andamans, from their early history to the present day.

The museum's main focus is on the Cellular Jail, which is considered to be one of the most notorious prisons in the world. The exhibits in this section of the museum include a model of the jail, as well as photographs and artifacts that tell the stories of the prisoners who were held there.

Other exhibits in the museum focus on the indigenous people of the Andamans, the British colonial period, and the Indian freedom struggle. The museum also has a light and sound show that tells the story of the Cellular Jail.

Kalapani Museum is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning about the history of the Andaman Islands. It is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Port Blair.

Here are some of the specific exhibits that you can find at Kalapani Museum:

  • A model of the Cellular Jail
  • Photographs and artifacts from the Cellular Jail, including shackles, chains, and other objects used to torture prisoners
  • Photographs and artifacts from the indigenous people of the Andamans, including weapons, tools, and clothing
  • Photographs and artifacts from the British colonial period, including maps, documents, and uniforms
  • Photographs and artifacts from the Indian freedom struggle, including weapons, flags, and other objects used by freedom fighters

Museum Info

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Opening Hours Everyday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Ticket Fees Adults: ₹50.00
Children: ₹25.00

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