Established in 1915, the Nalanda Archaeological Museum is situated opposite the entrance to the university, in Nalanda
. It is a store house of excavations from Nalanda and Rajgir
The items on display include an array of sculptures, terracotta and bronzes. Also seen are architectural friezes, panels, pillars and fragments. Significant among the collections are Pala and Mauryan artifacts, Buddhist statues and manuscripts.