The Amaravati Archaeological Museum has a large number of ancient artifacts. All the artifacts in the museum were discovered during excavations. The artifacts exhibited in this museum reveal the wealth of ancient Amaravati dating back to 200 B.C. The museum has been divided into three different galleries. In the first gallery, prehistoric artistic heritage such as Purnakumbha designs, Lotus designs have been displayed. This gallery also includes the standing Buddha dating back to 700 B.C., Agni Skanda, the dome and a throne under a Bodhi tree. In the second gallery, a life-like image of Buddha, some currency and artifacts belonging to that period can be found. The third gallery comprises sculptures dating back to 100 B.C. such as Yakshi, Dharma Chakra and Bodhisatvas. The most attractive piece of art in the museum is the Nandishwara, which is a life-like sculpture of a bull. In order to preserve the delicate artifacts of the museum, the gallery has been de-humidified and is always properly air-conditioned.
Amaravathi Road, Ravulapalem, Amaravathi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522020
Monsoon : Maximum: 34 °C Minimum: 23 °C.
Summer : Maximum: 40 °C Minimum: 22 °C.
Winter : Maximum: 31 °C Minimum: 18 °C.
Recommended Season to Visit : October - February
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