Adivart Tribal & Folk Art Museum
Museum / Gallery
#17 of 23 Places to Visit in Khajuraho
Distance (From Khajuraho Bus Stand): 2 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: Near Archeological Museum
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 600 m from Western Group of Temples and 2 km from Khajuraho Bus Stand, Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum is a popular museum located within Chandela Cultural Complex in Khajuraho. Besides the world famous Khajuraho Temples, Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum is one of the famous places to visit in Khajuraho.
Also known as Tribal Art Museum, Adivart Tribal & Folk Art Museum is an ideal place for history lovers. Housing the rich collection of tribal and folk art and artefacts, the museum offers a brief history of custom and rituals of the tribal people of Madhya Pradesh.
There are over 500 tribal antiques, folk paintings, jewellery, masks, terracotta objects, metal craft and bamboo items in this museum. It has a small but interesting collection of paintings, sculptures and artwork by Madhya Pradesh's many tribal groups. The colorful culture and ethnic sensibilities of the local artisans is displayed in each work in this museum. There is also a range of original paintings and prints for sale. Apart from this, the museum also exhibits evolution of various forms, styles and designs that have transformed and evolved over passed centuries.
Timings: 10 AM- 5 PM, Closed on Monday
Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Person