Managed by the Anthropological Survey (ASI) of India, the museum has a wide selection of Andamanese tribal weapons and tools including an entire canoe from Little Andaman. It also houses the photographs of the aborigines of Andaman and Nicobar.
The museum arranges free shows of interesting films and documentaries on the life and natural beauty of the islands. A well stocked and well organized library is situated on upstairs of the museum.
The museum is open from 09:00 to 12:00 hrs and 13:00 to 16:00 hrs except on Mondays.