Visakha Museum
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Visakha Museum

Visakha Museum
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EstablishedOctober 8, 1991
LocationChinna Waltair, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia
OwnerGovernment of India

Visakha Museum (Full name: Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation Museum) is a museum located in the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India which houses the historical treasures and artifacts of the Kalingandhra region.[1] It was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Janardhana Reddy on October 8, 1991, owned by Government of India.

Collections available for viewing in the museum include ancient armory, crockery, coins, silk costumes, jewelry, stuffed animals, portraits, manuscripts, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, periodicals, and maps. All of these were used by the early settlers in the region. Many models of warships, planes and submarines can be found here. There are many historical items presented by different countries too. The museum also showcases a search light reflector 30", the route of Vasco-da-Gama's maiden voyage to India and also the words of Nehru, "To be secure on land, we must be supreme at sea."[2]

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References

  1. ^ "about". www.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "details". www.indiannavy.nic.in. Retrieved 2017.

Coordinates: 17°43?15?N 83°20?02?E / 17.720707°N 83.333831°E / 17.720707; 83.333831



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