Archaeological Museum, Vaishali

With an aim to preserve the antiquities found during exploration and excavation in and around the area of Vaishali, the Archaeological Survey of India set up an Archaeological Museum in Vaishali in 1971. The museum is consists of four galleries. The first one displays the terracotta objects like human figurines, Durga, Naigamesha, a plaque of Buddha, mother and child, another plaque showing an image of Bodhisattva and a female figure. Besides these, stone Chhatravali, moulded bricks and brick tiles are also present here. Some of the important exhibits in the second gallery are terracotta figurines of ram, elephant, horse, bull, dog, monkey, birds, snake hood, seals and sealing, wheel, rattle, dabber, beads, toilet pan of terracotta, copper punch-marked and cast coins, etc. the third gallery displays potsherds of NBP and PGW, objects like antler, bone, bangle, arrowheads, iron and copper implements like knife, nail, bell, etc. The exhibits like earthenware such as a bowl, dish, miniature vessel, vase, lamp, inkpot, lid bell, sprinkler and spout etc. are displayed in the fourth gallery.

About Archaeological Museum, Vaishali

With an aim to preserve the antiquities found during exploration and excavation in and around the area of Vaishali, the Archaeological Survey of India set up an Archaeological Museum in Vaishali in 1971. The museum is consists of four galleries. The first one displays the terracotta objects like human figurines, Durga, Naigamesha, a plaque of Buddha, mother and child, another plaque showing an image of Bodhisattva and a female figure. Besides these, stone Chhatravali, moulded bricks and brick tiles are also present here. Some of the important exhibits in the second gallery are terracotta figurines of ram, elephant, horse, bull, dog, monkey, birds, snake hood, seals and sealing, wheel, rattle, dabber, beads, toilet pan of terracotta, copper punch-marked and cast coins, etc. the third gallery displays potsherds of NBP and PGW, objects like antler, bone, bangle, arrowheads, iron and copper implements like knife, nail, bell, etc. The exhibits like earthenware such as a bowl, dish, miniature vessel, vase, lamp, inkpot, lid bell, sprinkler and spout etc. are displayed in the fourth gallery.

Monument Information

Address

Archaeological Museum, Archaeological Survey of India, Vaishali, District Vaishali, Bihar 

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Hajipur Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : $data.nearestBusStation.name

Opening Hours

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

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 30°C, Minimum: 23°C

    Summer : Maximum: 47°C, Minimum: 28°C

    Winter : Maximum: 28°C, Minimum: 4°C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winters (October to March)

Facilities available At the Monument

Contact Details

  • Phone: + 91 - 0612 - 2677623
  • 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.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax