A place worth for archaeology enthusiasts, Bapu Museum, the museum of the Archaeological Department, has a cautiously conserved gathering of ancient sculptures, idols, inscriptions, paintings, cutlery and weapons. This Victoria Jubilee Museum is located on Bundar Road in Vijayawada. It also exhibits pre-historic stone tools, coins, arms, metal works, Neolithic and Microlithic implements. The major attractions in this museum are the mammoth granite statue of Buddha and the white limestone beautiful figure of Buddha in standing position brought from Alluru. The museum is open between 11 am – 1 pm and 2 – 6 pm in summers and 10 am – 1 pm and 2 – 5 pm in winters. It is closed on Fridays and public holidays. Admission is free.