Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum



The Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum in Vijayawada researches, acquires, conserves and exhibits, the evidence of people and their environment down the ages. It is essentially an archaeological museum established in 1887 and evokes the interest of people for education as well as enjoyment. The Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum cover specialized curatorial aspects and contain a wide range of objects, including manuscripts, documents, gold and silver coins, artifacts of all kinds, pottery, antiquities art, arms and armory, textiles, prehistoric tools and other archaeological objects.

Located in Bandar Road in the city of Vijayawada, the main attractions of the Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum are the sculptures and paintings. The artifacts and specimens are well preserved and displayed so as to satisfy the curiosity of the visitors. The huge granite statue of Buddha and the limestone figure of Alluru Buddha attracts most of the focus of the visitors in Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum.

One of the most visited travel attractions in Vijayawada, the Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum also displays a splendid sculpture of Lord Shiva. Dating back to the same period as the Alluru Budhha, from around 3rd to 5th century AD, the sculpture is important in its own right. Artifacts and objects belonging to the erstwhile Golconda kings, and other excavations at various historical sites are also on display.

The Vijayawada Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum is open to the general public on all days from 10:30 am to 5 pm, except Fridays and public holidays. It charges no admission fee but photography is prohibited within the museum premises. Tourists can avail buses, taxis or autos plying regularly to the Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum from most parts of the city.



Last Updated on: 9/05/2013

     


     

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