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The Department of Archaeology was established in the year 1914 by H.E.H.Nawab Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan, the VIIth Nizam. It is now named as 'The Department of Heritage Telangana' The department is renowned and known for its activities related to archaeological research and protection of the cultural heritage of Telangana state. Maintenance of ancient monuments, archaeological sites and remains of historical importance is the major activity of the department.
Smt. N.R.Visalatchy, IPoS
Director, Department of Heritage Telangana
Telangana Heritage is currently undertaking extensive excavations across several sites in the state, tracing the history through relics found at these sites. The excavations being carried out has thrown new insights into our understanding of the history.
Preservation & Conservation
Excavations constitute a significant part of the activities of the Department of Heritage Telangana. This has been one of the primary means and to this day, it continues to be a highly effective......Know more →
Excavations constitute a significant part of the activities of the Department of Heritage Telangana. This has been one of the primary means and to this day, it continues to be a highly effective method for unearthing the treasures...Know more →
The Department of Heritage Telangana has brought out several publications right from its inception, which includes annual reports over subject matters that range from archaeological research in terms of excavations...Know more →
There are thirteen prominent museums in the state of Telangana. Alampur and Kolanupaka are two sites museums in the state. The district museums are in Warangal, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Pillalamarri and Panagal. Hyderabad city has four museums of great significance.Know more →
Telangana region is home to several monuments spread across the ten districts. These were built by the rulers of several prominent dynasties of this region. They represent the cultural zenith of Telangana state.Know more →