Visitor Information


As said earlier Cellular jail should be the on your checklist for local tourist attractions in Port Blair. You can book a cab or rent a car with the help of your hotel’s tourist desk to visit the Cellular jail.The whole of the visit includes the photo gallery which has ancient photographs in context to the events during the independence struggle and how Andaman was colonised. Moreover the museum gives you the privilege to look at the artefacts and work equipments used by the prisoners back then. It has a model of the whole cellular jail. Moreover only three wings are still in place while the others have demolished over time. The connecting tower is still in place and the terraces of these wings give a spectacular view of the sea. Moreover the gallows are still in place along with a house where statues and models are placed portraying the kind of work the prisoners did back then. Vir Savarkar was kept in a separate cell which is still in place. Moreover the memorial and the open area around there would be enough to raise your patriotic instincts. The major highlight for Cellular jail is the Light and show which has is conducted twice each day. The show portrays the times of independence struggle and the state of the prisoners in the Cellular jail.

The timings for the visit are from 8:45 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 4:45 pm. The entry fee for a visitor is 20 INR.

While if you wish to take a camera for non-professional videography then the entry fee is 200 INR.

If you are a video blogger with a professional camera you will be allowed to take it in for a ticket of worth 1000 INR.

While if you are visiting the place for a film shooting then the ticket is for 10,000 INR.

The museums of the Cellular jail remain closed on government holidays and Mondays.