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District Archaeological Museum, Warangal

The District Archaeological Museum of Warangal is located behind the Warangal Municipal Corporation Office on the way to Planetarium in the city. The Museum was established in the year 1991.

Warangal being the capital of erstwhile Kakatiya Kingdom is an archaeologist’s delight and there are many articles in the museum belonging to Kakatiya dynasty which impresses visitors with their grand display. The museum has Contemporary Paintings, Coins, Bronzes, Arms and Weapons, sculptures and Inscriptions belonging to Western Chalukyas and Kakatiyas on display.

The District Archaeological Museum, Warangal also hosts a wide range of archaeological artifacts such as pre historic antiquities, palm leaf manuscripts, sculptures, arms and weapons. In addition to the sculptures, fossils, early historic antiquities, stuccos, Bidriware, coins, terracotta, chinaware, and enamelware are also displayed here. The museum showcases paintings, miniature paintings and sculptures. The display gallery boasts of epigraphs, copper plates, grants and bronzes. Historians and book lovers find the library of the museum very much resourceful as it well stocked and well maintained.

How to Reach

Warangal is accessible by road and rail from Hyderabad, located nearly 140 km away. Kazipet railway junction of Warangal connects the city with other places of Telangana and India.

Location

Behind Municipal Corporation Office, Warangal

Visitor Facilities

Clean drinking water and rest rooms are available. Seating arrangements are provided in the garden. Low price booklets and brochures 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.10/- for adults
Rs. 5/- for children