Brief Introduction on Dist. Sri Bhagwan Mahavir Govt. Museum, Kadapa :
Sri Bhagavan Mahavir Govt. Museum was established in 1982 and located near District Collector’s Bungalow on the way to Railway Station.
The museum has four galleries. The entrance gallery of stone sculptures representing with Hindu Gods and Goddess. The Middle Gallery stands for the Jaina Tirthankaras. The antiquities right from the Pre-historic times to the Late Vijayanagara Period are displayed in third Gallery. The showcases having the prehistoric stone tools, Megalithic Pottery, Early Historical material such as Pottery, Coins, Terracotta Figurines and Bronzes, Arms & Weapons, Bidri Ware, Paintings etc.
The Fourth Gallery is exclusively devoted to the Hero stones. The important antiquities are Buddha Padas (2nd Century A.D) Annapurna, Surya and Jaina Tirthankara Sculptures.
Visitor Facilities: Clean, cool drinking water and good toilets are available.
Timings: The Museum is open from 10.30 AM to 5.00 PM and closed on Fridays and Public Holidays.
Entry Fee: Rs.3/- for adults and Rs.1/- for children.