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About Amaravati Museum

This is a very big museum and have much to offer to the people who visit this place.It is a museum full of art work and sculptures and many more things that can give you alot of knowledge about the history of India and ancient period.This museum is very old and has showcased the wealth of india that existed thousand of years ago.There is a huge stupa of Lord buddha which is the centre of attraction in Amravati.This museum have various seperate galleries where you can explore alot about the life of buddha.Mainly there are three galleries that showcase the substantial information and the portraits and sculptures.In the first gallery the ancient and complex art work done by the craftsman of that period.The masterpiece of this gallery are the authentic pillars and the sculpture of buddha.You will also see a swastik symbol that is made on the throne of buddha which is located under the tree where buddha got enlightment.The second gallery has beautifully carved statues of buddha and many portraits and paintings that will give you a view of how buddha used to live and how he gave knowledge to his followers.There are some gold coins and beads that were very popular in the ancient time.The third gallery depicts the strength and energy of the Satavahana period here you will come across the sculptures that were made in 2nd century.The museum remains open from 10 am to 5pm and there is a entry fee of RS 2 for the adults.There are other attractions also like the inscriptions on the wall that depicts the life of buddha from the day he left his kingdom.The garland, paintings of Jaina Tirthankara and Vajrayana period are beautiful and eye catching things of this museum.you will also find some more notable piece of art like Ganesa and Ganesani carrying the garland, lakshmi in earlier times etc.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Closed On Fridays
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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