Archaeological Museum, Kondapur

This Archaeological Museum is situated on a small hill, located at a distance of 1 km from the ancient mound of Kotagadda in the east and Kondapur village in the Medak district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in the south. This museum has an extensive range of old artifacts discovered during the excavations between 1940 and 1942. This museum comprises a main hall and two galleries in enclosed corridors. In the central hall, there are a large number of ancient relics such as pottery, terracotta figures, bone and shell relics, metal artifacts, talismans, pendants, beads, inscribed pottery antiques, coins, brick tiles, sharpening stones, molded bricks and designed panels. In the other galleries, pre-historic accessories and ancient fossils are on display. Apart from these periodic materials, there are some sculptures which include a Buddhapada and two inscribed jars. A Buddhapada is a standing picture of four-handed Vishnu carved on a door jamb. This museum also houses a number of ancient silver and lead coins. It also has a gold coin of the Roman Emperor Augustus, which was discovered in Kondapur. This coin was used as a currency in the period between 37 BC and 14 AD.

About Archaeological Museum, Kondapur

This Archaeological Museum is situated on a small hill, located at a distance of 1 km from the ancient mound of Kotagadda in the east and Kondapur village in the Medak district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in the south. This museum has an extensive range of old artifacts discovered during the excavations between 1940 and 1942. This museum comprises a main hall and two galleries in enclosed corridors. In the central hall, there are a large number of ancient relics such as pottery, terracotta figures, bone and shell relics, metal artifacts, talismans, pendants, beads, inscribed pottery antiques, coins, brick tiles, sharpening stones, molded bricks and designed panels. In the other galleries, pre-historic accessories and ancient fossils are on display. Apart from these periodic materials, there are some sculptures which include a Buddhapada and two inscribed jars. A Buddhapada is a standing picture of four-handed Vishnu carved on a door jamb. This museum also houses a number of ancient silver and lead coins. It also has a gold coin of the Roman Emperor Augustus, which was discovered in Kondapur. This coin was used as a currency in the period between 37 BC and 14 AD.

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Monument Information

Address

Archaeological Museum, Archaeological Survey of India, Kondapur 502306 District Medak, Andhra Pradesh

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Begumpet Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Lingampally Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station

Opening Hours

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

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 33 °C, Minimum: 31 °C

    Summer : Maximum: 39 °C, Minimum: 24 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 29 °C, Minimum: 14 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October - February)

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