Archaeological Museum

About Archaeological Museum:

Archaeological Museum Kondapur as it is popularly known as was started in the 19th century, but had been taken over by the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1940-41. The museum contains most of the rare items that have been excavated from the nearby Fort Mound. Some of the artifacts have also been excavated from Kotagadda which is at a distance of 1 km from the museum. Archaeologist Mr. Henry Cousens had been leading most of the excavation teams.

The main attractions in the museum are the figurines made of terracotta, pottery made from bones and shells, and other objects made from similar materials. Most of the materials on display in the central hall and the two galleries belong to the Satavahana era. Metal objects, pendants, talismans, beads, inscribed pottery and coins are the few other things on display in the galleries. Prehistoric tools and equipments and fossils are also displayed for further studies by the history scholars. There are also many structures in the museum that show deep influence of Buddhism. The other special things on display are the standing idol of Lord Vishnu, a Buddha pada and two inscribed storage jars.

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Activity:

This museum just has to be visited to get a glimmer of ancient Greece.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Monsoon, October, November, Autumn
Location: kondapur ,Medak, Telangana, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

The nearest Airport Rajiv Gandhi International Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to Archaeological Museum is 30.7Kms

Railway Station: Secunderabad railway station

The nearest Railway station Secunderabad railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Secunderabad railway station to Archaeological Museum is 6.7Kms

Bus Stand: kondapur bus stand

The nearest Bus Stand kondapur bus stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between kondapur bus stand to Archaeological Museum is 17Kms

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