Located on the shores of the Ramakrishna beach, Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation museum has historical treasures and artifacts of the region. The museum is housed in 150 year old architecturally impressive Dutch Bungalow. It was opened in 1991. The collections in the museum include ancient armory, crockery, coins, silk costumes, jewelry, stuffed animals, portraits, Shell of an unexploded bomb dropped by the Japanese during World War II, manuscripts, letters, diaries, scrap books as well as periodicals, maps etc which chronicle the lives of the early settlers.
INS Kurusura, a Russian built forth submarine of the Indian Navy was turned to a museum on 27th Feb 2001. It had been in use by the Indian Defence since its arrival in Vizag in 1970. The Submarine was brought from the sea, to the sands of the Ramakrisna Beach and positioned on concrete foundation to set up as a museum. The museum is the first of its kind in Asia and second in the world. It has been established with the aim to create awareness among the public to know how the submarines work during wartime and for show casing the life inside the submarine, etc. It is opens for public from 9 am to 9 pm.
The department of Anthropology in the Andhra University has its own specialised anthropology Museum. The museum was established in the year 1961.