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SRI VENKETESWARA MUSEUM

Tirumala, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Lot of sculptures and manuscripts from olden days in Tamil are preserved here. Some new models paintings are also added to give a complete picture. The Nagara, Vesara and Dravida and umpteen styles in designing pillars, prakaras, steps etc are shown in this section with miniature models. Sri Krishnadevaraya (16th Century AD) of Vijayanagara Empire have personally visited Tirumala seven times and offered tens of valuable ornaments made of jewels, diamonds, emeralds and pearls. The museum displays Dhupa-Ganta donated by Sri Krishnadeva Raya to a priest in Tirumala. You can witness this very precious item in the museum.The stone gallery contains more than 80 wonderful images retrieved from across the region dating from 8th century AD to 19th century AD.

Most of these stone sculptures speak of history of Vaishnavism in the region. The gallery of musical instruments has collected a wide range of instruments of bygone ages. The picture gallery in the third floor displays rare images of temple history, ornaments of the lord and some contemporary art depicting Srinivasa and Tirumala. Armory section displays variety of ancient weapons like swords, shields, battle axes, guns etc used or possessed by the rulers in the medieval and colonial periods. In the origin and emergence of Vaishnavism in the south, the Alwars have played a significant role and they are given utmost importance in the museum. The front porch of the museum on both sides is decorated with the stone images of Alwars.

Interesting Facts

  • This museum showing the journey of tirumala temple from last 200 yrs. Here you can see various types of old weapons.
  • The bronze section contains idols, nutcrackers, utensils etc made centuries ago. Big iron bells, gigantic pulley used to lift stones in temple building, cauldrons decorate the spacious galleries of the museum.

Suggested time duration

2 Hours

Crowded Period

Saturday - Sunday

Best Season To Visit

Anytime

Do's & Dont's

  • Cameras are not allowed inside the museum and No entry with footwear.
  • Don't touch the articafts.

Architecture

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Timings

Day Start Time End Time Adult Entry Fee Child Entry Fee
All Days
08:00 AM 08:00 PM Free Free

How to reach

1 KM from Tirumala Bus Station

Transport Connections

Name Distance Contact Number
A.P.S.R.T.C. BUS STAND, Tirupati
24 KM 0877-2289907
Tirupati Railway Station
24 KM 0877-2225810
Tirupati International Airport
38 KM 0877-2275354

What to Carry

Water bottle

Suitable For

Adults Disabled Elderly Children Infants

Facilities

Toilets Restaurants

Parking

Parking is available for 5 cars

Route Alert

This road is well polished double road.

Nearest Town

Town Name Distance
Tirupati 24 KM

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