Archaeological Site Museum Halebid

An open-air archaeological museum, Halebid is among the most popular museums in South India. Round the year, thousands of tourists visit this museum. The museum exhibits several antiques. Also, it houses a unique replica of Krishnadevaraya, the eminent ruler of the Vijayanagara dynasty. As it has four well-maintained galleries, the first gallery displays ancient sculptures of Kartikeya, Shakti, Ganesha, Goddess Durga, Bhairava, Virabhadra, and Mahishasura-mardani. Its central hall bears a resemblance to a temple where one can see sculptures of Shivalinga and Nandi with a Dwaram Tapa. The second gallery of the museum exhibits items like arms, metal objects like brass plates and copper plate grants. In the third gallery, there are copper and gold coins belonging to the Vijayanagara dynasty. The fourth museum displays treasures from the pre-historic and protohistoric period. The sculptures of mother and child and Brahma-Saraswati are some of the major displays in this gallery. The museum displays Sati stones, medieval hero stones, shards of porcelain and stucco figurines. Even the museum features a kiosk that provides all the information to its visitors. The finest articles from Halebid Museum were even displayed in many international exhibitions held in France, Japan and other countries.

About Archaeological Site Museum Halebid

An open-air archaeological museum, Halebid is among the most popular museums in South India. Round the year, thousands of tourists visit this museum. The museum exhibits several antiques. Also, it houses a unique replica of Krishnadevaraya, the eminent ruler of the Vijayanagara dynasty. As it has four well-maintained galleries, the first gallery displays ancient sculptures of Kartikeya, Shakti, Ganesha, Goddess Durga, Bhairava, Virabhadra, and Mahishasura-mardani. Its central hall bears a resemblance to a temple where one can see sculptures of Shivalinga and Nandi with a Dwaram Tapa. The second gallery of the museum exhibits items like arms, metal objects like brass plates and copper plate grants. In the third gallery, there are copper and gold coins belonging to the Vijayanagara dynasty. The fourth museum displays treasures from the pre-historic and protohistoric period. The sculptures of mother and child and Brahma-Saraswati are some of the major displays in this gallery. The museum displays Sati stones, medieval hero stones, shards of porcelain and stucco figurines. Even the museum features a kiosk that provides all the information to its visitors. The finest articles from Halebid Museum were even displayed in many international exhibitions held in France, Japan and other countries.

Monument Information

Address

Halebeedu, Karnataka 573121

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Mysore Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Sakleshpur Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Kempegowda Bus Station

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 28°C, Minimum: 23°C

    Summer : Maximum: 38°C, Minimum: 24°C

    Winter : Maximum: 32°C, Minimum: 21°C

    Recommended Season to Visit : November to April

Facilities available At the Monument

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.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax