Swarna Jyoti Museum (Naval Museum)
The Naval museum known as Swarna Jyoti Museum is located in the Eastern Naval Commmand (ENC) complex in Visakhapatnam. The museum was started in 1989 to showcase the maritime history and the Naval heritage of the country as well as to display the growth of Indian Navy from pre-independence days to the present.
ENC Complex, Visakhapatnam (Vizag)
World Telugu Museum
Telugu is a culturally rich ancient language, inscriptions containing Telugu words dating back to 400 BC have been found. And its the only language in the Eastern world, that has every word ending with a vowel sound like the Italian language in the west.
To showcase the heritage, historical significance and evolution of Telugu language a World Telugu museum has been designed and opened in Visakhapatnam. There are Paintings, Kalamkari art work, magnificent wood works, sculptures and an audio-visual presentation of the history of Telugu. People sit on a rotating table to watch the audio-visual presentation of Telugu heritage and history.
Famous art director Thota Tharini worked on the art and design of the museum, which is supported by Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) in association with World Telugu Federation (WTF).
Hill Top Road, Kailashigiri, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530043
Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation Museum (Visakha Museum)
The Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation museum also known as Visakha Museum is located inside a 150-year old Dutch Heritage Bungalow. Exhibits include coins, jewelry, costumes, crockery, photos, armory and other artefacts of various dynasties that have ruled Visakhapatnam region. There is a shell of an unexploded bomb dropped here by the Japanese during the WWII along with many other interesting items showing the history of Visakhapatnam.
RK Beach Rd, Jalari Peta, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and from 12 noon to 8 p.m. (Saturday -Sunday).
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum
Russian built INS Kursura was India's fourth submarine. It was decommissioned in 2001 after 31 years of service and turned into a museum making it the first Submarine museum in India. It was opened for public in 2002 and since then it has attracted thousands of visitors.
2 PM - 9 PM