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Archaeological Museum

Kamalapur Road, Hampi, India
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Collection of rare exhibits, please invest some time here.

The museum looks humble and Spartan, a single-storey building with a lawn that is interspersed with... read more

Reviewed today
ReshmaSanyal
,
Bengaluru, India
via mobile
Skip for the collection of Greenlaw photos

The main museum may be skipped as it tends to get repetitive. However, one must devote 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Payal G
,
Mumbai
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Kamalapur Road, Hampi, India
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"miniature model"
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"stone statues"
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"nice place to learn"
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"on display"
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"entry ticket"
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"vijayanagara empire"
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"hampi area"
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"worth a visit"
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"vitthala temple"
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"exhibits"
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"coins"
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"pottery"
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"digs"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The museum looks humble and Spartan, a single-storey building with a lawn that is interspersed with recovered stone artefacts. Once you enter the building, you will see a central piece of the relief of Hampi, done with mini rocks and the course of the Tungabhadra...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main museum may be skipped as it tends to get repetitive. However, one must devote 10 minutes to check out the copies of photos taken by Alexander Greenlaw in 1856 to understand the extent of damage in which state the site had been rediscovered....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its in kamalpura and 12 km from hospet the statues,ancient coins ,sword and other artifacts are worth seeing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Archaeological Museum of Hampi is located at Kamalapura and is dedicated to the ruins of Hampi and the Vijayanagara Empire. It is situated within the ruins of the old city of Vijayanagara and just outside the ‘Royal Centre’ of the Vijayanagara Empire. The museum...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to learn about the history of hampi and the civilization. Although parking in this place could be a problem so make sure you take care of that.

Thank Nikhil F
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

I didn't think the museum was worth a visit, however, I loved the experience. The ancient monuments are kept neatly with nice descriptions. Also, there is a model of Hampi made of small rocks and stones with signboards. This will help one understand the layout...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

The ticket to this museum is covered by the ticket which you buy at Vitthala temple, so no extra cost. The museum has great depictions on how Hampi is laid out. The temple also gives view of historical view of how places were destroyed and...More

Thank Rahul A
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The museum is a good showcase of Hampi with several rock cuts being showcased here. However, in the finest traditions of the ASI, the museum does not allow visitors to take photographs inside its walls even though all the artifacts lying in the grounds around...More

Thank Arrjun
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Interesting bits and some nice pieces on exhibit, but much too small for us. We did enjoy it but even with a guide we were out in 15 minutes. No photography allowed shame when many pieces are displayed outside.

Thank Ian F
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

It is located in Kamalapur village & has an entry fee. Same ticket can be used to see other ticketed places in Hampi on the same day. Outside of the Museum has many idols/exhibits of deities in Vijayanagara style. First section inside the museum has...More

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