Vikramshila Monastery

Vikramshila Museum is situated 36 km east of Bhalgalpur district in village Antichak. Set up in the year 2004, the museum exhibits the antiquities recovered in excavation by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The antiques that were recovered have been put on display on the ground floor and first floor of the museum building. The first floor of the museum also has a scaled model of the excavated site of Vikramshila. Describing in detail, the ground floor of the museum has on display the stone sculptures of Buddhist pantheon such as Buddha, Avalokitesvara, Bodhisattva, Loknath, Marichi, Jambhala, Tara and Aparajita. Other than this, images of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh, Kartikeya, Chamuna, Mahisasurmardini, Krishna and Sudama, Surya, Vishnu are also on display. To attract tourists, there are also earth moulds, collectibles and iron objects on display. The first floor of the museum also has some fascinating objects on display like pendants, finger rings, lockets, and handmade terracotta animal and bird figurines. Tourists are also enchanted by the stone sculptures of Buddhist deities such as Buddha, Manjushri Vajrapani, Avalokitesvara.

About Vikramshila Monastery

Vikramshila Museum is situated 36 km east of Bhalgalpur district in village Antichak. Set up in the year 2004, the museum exhibits the antiquities recovered in excavation by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The antiques that were recovered have been put on display on the ground floor and first floor of the museum building. The first floor of the museum also has a scaled model of the excavated site of Vikramshila. Describing in detail, the ground floor of the museum has on display the stone sculptures of Buddhist pantheon such as Buddha, Avalokitesvara, Bodhisattva, Loknath, Marichi, Jambhala, Tara and Aparajita. Other than this, images of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh, Kartikeya, Chamuna, Mahisasurmardini, Krishna and Sudama, Surya, Vishnu are also on display. To attract tourists, there are also earth moulds, collectibles and iron objects on display. The first floor of the museum also has some fascinating objects on display like pendants, finger rings, lockets, and handmade terracotta animal and bird figurines. Tourists are also enchanted by the stone sculptures of Buddhist deities such as Buddha, Manjushri Vajrapani, Avalokitesvara.

Monument Information

Address

Antichak, District Bhagalpur, Bihar

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport : Patna Airport Patna Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station : Kahalgaon Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Bhagalpur Bus Station

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : Sunrise
  • Closing Time :Sunset

Weather

  • Monsoon : Avg Rainfall- 893 mm

    Summer : Maximum Temperature: 30°C

    Winter : Minimum Temperature: 16°C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Signages
  • Drinking water facilities
  • Toilets for Ladies & Gentleman
  • Dustbins
  • Ramps and wheel chairs
  • Visitor circulation pathways
  • Brochure/ guidebook
  • Publication counter
  • Cloak room

Accommodation near the monument

  • Not Available

Contact Details

  • Mr. H.A. Naik
  • Phone: 91-612-2688741(T-f), 2677623, 2673188, 2682995
  • E-mail: circlepat.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
Non Ticketed
Free Entry
for all visitors.