Archaeological Site Museum, Lothal

The archaeological museum at Lothal enlightens one about the 2400 BC old Harappan civilization. It speaks of the rich glory of one of the first modern civilizations of the world. Nestled in Gujarat, Lothal is a small city that reveals a lost heritage. Situated near the banks of Sabarmati River it is home to almost 5000 items unearthed here out of which only 800 have been put on display. One can have a look at some of the unicorn seals, artifacts, inscriptions, necklaces, terracotta seals, fish hooks, bangles, shell, ivory, copper and bronze objects and gorgeous painted pottery. This museum is informative and has a small reference library and a publication counter for selling publications of the archaeological monuments. Moreover, a burial of two people together in a brick-lined grave was one of the fascinating finds in Lothal during excavation. Interestingly, a replica of the same can be seen in the museum. The first noticeable sight as you step in the museum is a picture representation of the lost city of Harappa. Here, one can also find the write-ups about the history of Harappa people.

About Archaeological Site Museum, Lothal

The archaeological museum at Lothal enlightens one about the 2400 BC old Harappan civilization. It speaks of the rich glory of one of the first modern civilizations of the world. Nestled in Gujarat, Lothal is a small city that reveals a lost heritage. Situated near the banks of Sabarmati River it is home to almost 5000 items unearthed here out of which only 800 have been put on display. One can have a look at some of the unicorn seals, artifacts, inscriptions, necklaces, terracotta seals, fish hooks, bangles, shell, ivory, copper and bronze objects and gorgeous painted pottery. This museum is informative and has a small reference library and a publication counter for selling publications of the archaeological monuments. Moreover, a burial of two people together in a brick-lined grave was one of the fascinating finds in Lothal during excavation. Interestingly, a replica of the same can be seen in the museum. The first noticeable sight as you step in the museum is a picture representation of the lost city of Harappa. Here, one can also find the write-ups about the history of Harappa people.

Monument Information

Address

Saragwala, Gujarat 382230

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Bhavnagar Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Rajkot Junction
  • Nearest Bus Station : Ahmedabad Central Bus Station

Opening Hours

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

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 35 °C, Minimum: 27 °C.

    Summer : Maximum: 41°C, Minimum: 29 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 29°C, Minimum: 12 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (November to February)

Facilities available At the Monument

Contact Details

  • Shri A.K. Tiwari
  • Phone: 2429323(T-f), 2429387
  • E-mail: circlevad.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.
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