Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Ethnological Museum

The Ethnological Museum situated in the busy commercial street of Agrabad, Chittagong, and one of the most tourist attractions of chittagong.A unprecedented treasure house of different Type of tribal culture and heritage of Bangladesh. The Museum was established in the first half of 1965. The museum authorities has collected  many scarce element used in daily lives of different tribal  habitance.

The Ethnological Museum has almost 4 galleries and one small hall. Three galleries of the Ethnological feature various elements of twenty five ethnic groups including Chakma, Hajang, Tongsinga, Khumi, Murang, Sautal, Garo, Marma, Chak, Monipuri, Palia, Tipra, Lusai, Shimuji, and Bom. And the fourth gallery present the lifestyles of few racial groups of Pakistan, India, and Australia.

The sculptures of the people of varity tribal locality and a piece of broken Berlin-Wall Attract the visitors mainly the children who can get impression of miscellaneous festivals, cultures, and livelihoods of the ethnic groups from the mural setup at the hall-room.

These are remindful of the Ethnological Museum in the film 'Planet of the Apes'. People between 200-300 visits the Ethnological Museum daily in addition and a number of researchers from local and foreign country.

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