Cotton Museum

Dowlaiswaram - Vijjeswaram Road
Rajamahendravaram, AP - 533125

Type: History Museums
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The Cotton Museum in Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, is a tribute to Sir Arthur Cotton, a British irrigation engineer who is credited with transforming the Godavari delta region. The museum is located in a former British administrative building and houses a collection of artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of Cotton's life and work.

Visitors to the museum can learn about Cotton's early career in the British Army, his interest in irrigation engineering, and his work on projects such as the Dowleswaram Barrage, the Prakash Barrage, and the Kurnool Cuddappah Canal. The museum also features a model of the Dowleswaram Barrage, as well as tools and machinery that were used in its construction.

The Cotton Museum is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about the history of irrigation in India. It is also a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.


  • Exhibits on the life and work of Sir Arthur Cotton
  • Model of the Dowleswaram Barrage
  • Tools and machinery used in the construction of the Dowleswaram Barrage

Museum Info

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Opening Hours Daily: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Ticket Fees Adults: ₹2.00
Children: ₹1.00

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