Archaeological Museum - Halebid
Museum / Gallery
#5 of 7 Places to Visit in Halebidu
Distance (From Halebid Bus Station): 0.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: Inside Hoysaleshwar Temple Complex
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: This place is located inside the Hoysaleshwara Temple complex
At a distance of about 0.5 Kms from Hoysaleshwara Temple in Halebid, Archaeological Museum is situated in front of the Hoysaleswara Temple. Established in early 1970s, this museum has more than 1500 sculptures & inscriptions of historical significance recovered in and around Halebidu.
The collection is displayed in a closed sculpture gallery as well as in an open air museum with a large reserve collection. It also display 18 feet Tirthankara image from the ruined tank of one of the Jaina basadis. The open air museum has in its display many sculptures of importance like Govardhanagiridhari Krishna, Dancing Shiva, Nataraja and Veena Saraswati, dancing Ganesha, etc.
Most of the artifacts exhibited in the museum are from 12th - 13th century.
Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM, Closed on Fridays
Entry: Rs. 5 for Person