Periodical & Travelling Exhibition- To demonstrate the simultaneous validity of human cultures and the plurality of alternative for human articulation museum started mounting special periodical/ travelling exhibitions in year 1984 by preparing a periodical exhibition depicting the emergence of patterns of culture. "Yatra"- the journey of humankind was the first travelling exhibition in this series which was mounted in New Delhi during the Science Congress in 1986. So far 200 periodical and travelling exhibitions on various themes of anthropology, art, architecture etc. have been mounted at Bhopal as well as other places. The museum has also mounted exhibition abroad which included photographic exhibition on Life and culture of Rabari - a semi nomadic community of India mounted in Hungry and Rock art of India in Italy.
A new Chapter in the series of travelling exhibitions has been developed with mounting up of the one object exhibition entitled ‘Paubi Lai’ the story of gaint python in the National Museum, New Delhi and in the Indian Museum, Kolkata.