Brief Introduction on Dist. Archaeological Museum, Anantpur :


The District Archaeological Museum, Anantapur is located in a Govt. building named after Sri Padmasree Kalluru Subba Rao, a renowned freedom fighter of the Dist. and thrown open to public from 28-10-1992 onwards.

There are totally 18 glass showcases kept in a big museum hall consisting the antiquities right from pre-historic times to the 20th century.

The Antiquities are collected from the excavations and from surface collection of village to village survey and also acquired through Treasure Troves and exchange from State Museum etc.

Nearly 50 stone sculptures are displayed on the cement pedestals dated from 3rd C.A.D. to 18th C.A.D.

The Museum Shop and its counter are located in the entrance complex.

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