Saputara Museum Overview

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Saputara Museum, also known as Saputara Tribal Museum, is a small museum located on the highway leading to Surat and Nasik. Collections of the museum provide an insight into the lifestyle of the tribal population of the Dang District, of which the destination forms a part.

The Dang District is home to nearly 300 villages, whose majority population is of tribal community. This museum was built in order to acquaint the tourists with the tribal culture and lifestyle of this population segment of the district. Various tribal communities residing in the region include Bhils, Kunbis, Gamits, and Warlis.

Located in the heart of the city, Saputara Museum showcases a variety of artefacts like clothes, utensils, traditional articles, lifestyles, house objects, musical instruments and ornaments. Collection of the museum depicts the everyday life of the tribal communities of the region. This museum also houses various artefacts that belong to the Dang tribe of Saputara.

Apart from general artefacts, this museum also showcases various items like grass ornaments, stuffed birds, stone funerary, column woodcarving, clay ritual objects, body tattoos and masks. Workshops and other exhibitions are also held in the museum every year in order to showcase the lifestyle, history and ecology of the aborigines of the region.
 

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What travellers are saying about Saputara Museum

Experience scale
  • Good 2
  • Very Good 2
  • Excellent 1
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
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  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
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Timing, fees and more

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM -5:30 PM
Saturday:
10:00 AM -5:30 PM
Sunday:
10:00 AM -5:30 PM
Public Holidays:
10:00 AM -5:30 PM
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99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Mihir Naik

Mihir Naik3.6/5

17 reviews

Good museum with typical village life stories

Very nice representation of tribal culture of dang, stuff animal, musical instrument, hunting tech and their weapons different huts and knowledge gaining place.

Dipen Yagnik

Dipen Yagnik4.3/5

18 reviews

A geographical saputara is seen

Museum shows a lifestyle of their people. The pattern of life style. It was a superb experience in museum. Still require maintenance and security. A government is charging Rs 5. Each as entry fees. Camera and video is allowed with the some charge. For NRI entry fees is more than the local public.

Ananth

Ananth4.6/5

4 reviews

Best during day time

The fun rides, aquarium, water fountain if my experience is very nice, this Saputara Museum very excellent, the best time to visit the museum is during day.

Sameer Kadam

Sameer Kadam5.0/5

7 reviews

Best museum for acquiring knowledge

This is the best museum for acquiring knowledge. The living standard of the people and their culture are shown in this museum.

Pratik

Pratik3.6/5

6 reviews

See the ancient history

The museum is a good place to visit. We did spend around 2-3 Hrs to watch the ancient things displayed in the museum.

Gaurang Choksi

Gaurang Choksi4.3/5

9 reviews

Reflection of the Dang's people

Museum is very good. It reflects the living conditions of Dang's people. I like it very much.

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