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Sita Ram Upadhyay Museum

In the year 1979, Buxar Museum was established with a few good stone sculptures and coins. Hundreds of very good Terracottas collected by a local resident late Shri Sita Ram Upadhyaya was donated to the Buxar Museum and in the year 1993, the Govt. of Bihar, on request, renamed it as the Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum after the name of the donor.The museum is famous for magnificent terracotta collections, especially the terracotta figurines belonging to the Mauryan and Shunga period (3rd–2nd Cent B.C.). Besides, there are a few stone sculptures and coins preserved in this museum as well.Best Time to visit the museum is October and March. Sita Ram Upadhyay Museum is located on Ram Rekha Ghat Road at Buxar Quila.Sita Ram Upadhyay Museum houses various types of Archaeological objects, coins and manuscripts.Shri Sita Ram Upadhyaya donated his personal collection to the museum.The terracotta collection of Mauryan and Shungan period deserve special mention. Sita Ram Upadhyay Museum remains closed on Mondays, Chhatha, Independence Day, Republic Day, Holi, Dussehra and May Day.Buxar is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Buxar.Buxar The district occupies an area of 1624 km² and has a population of 1,403,462 (as of 2001). Explore the hotels and packages with India.The town Buxar is located on the bank of river Ganges (Ganga).A road bridge over Ganges connects Buxar with Ballia district of neighboring state Uttar Pradesh.Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.The town is connected to the state capital Patna by rail and road routes. Substantial proportion of trade activities are with well connected towns and cities in Uttar Pradesh such as Varanasi, Ballia and Ghazipur.