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Ap State Archeology Museum Hyderabad
The Museum of Archeology of AP State also called as Hyderabad Museum is situated of the city of Hyderabad of India. This site was at first explored by the famous Archeologist Mr.Henry Cousens of the starting of the Nineteenth Century. Near about 1940 the mountain was dug under the supervision and the control of the Hyderabad Nizam. All the items excavated were placed on the ancient site of the museum. All the contents of the museum of 1952 were shifted to the current site that is under the supervision and the control of the India’s Archaeological survey. This is only the museum of India that embodies the Ajanta paintings’ reproductions.
The Museum of Archeology of AP State also called as Hyderabad Museum is situated of the city of Hyderabad of India that got inaugurated of 1930 of public gardens called as Nampally during the period of the Hyderabad state’s last Nizam named as Mir Osman Ali Khan. Egyptian mumy is the main attraction of this museum that was gifted by the 6th Nizam’s Son of law named as Mehboob Ali Khan to Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan who was the last Nizam of Hyderabad. A gallery based on Buddha is also present of this museum and also huge gathering of archeological artefacts also present there.This State Museum has been established of the palace that was built of year 1864 of the Nampally’s Public Garden. This palace was built by the Nizam and also this palace is known as “Doll’s House” because Nizam built this palace for his daughter, but his daughter did not reside of this palace as because of some superstition. Various Ajanta paintings were reproduces here only of the museum of AP State Archeology of whole country. The documental department of this museum has a Quran copy that has a seal given by the Emperor Shah Jahan.
Nizam Mehbub Ali Khan’s son-in law brought a mummy from Egypt to Hyderabad that is the basic center of attraction of this museum. He donates this mummy to the Mir Osman Ali Khan who was the last Nizam. He bought this mummy with worthless amount of 1000 pounds as given by a report.
This museum has a great collection of Buddha from past centuries. Also there is lots of collection of archeological artifacts from the Kakatiya Dynasty Nizam.
How to Reach
Once can reach this museum through rail or by road. The city of Hyderabad is a capital and it has all the connections with the other cities of India also by air.
This museum can also reachable by rail. Nampally and Kachiguda are the major important railway stations of the distance of 2 miles.
This museum can also be reachable via road. All the localities of the museum can easily be approached by the bus service.
Timings and Ticket Prices
This museum is opened all the days except for Friday of a week. The timings for morning and evening to visit this museum are 10:00 am up to 5:00 pm. The months of October and February are the suitable time to visit this museum.