3. Tribal Museum:The Tribal Museum or the Tribal Research Center is 10kms from the Ooty Bus Stand. It is frequently served by the local buses. This Museum houses different artifacts and documentation about the lives of tribals in Tamil Nadu and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Apart from functioning as a Museum, it also functions as a research center for studying the life, habits and traditions of the tribals. One of their main areas of study is the impact of modern life on the tribals and how to maintain their culture intact.