Allahabad Museum

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Allahabad Museum
Allahabad Museum Jan 2014 AJ.jpg
Allahabad Museum
Established 1931
Location Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Allahabad

The Allahabad Museum is a museum in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.[1] Established in 1931,[2] it is known for its rich collection and unique objects of art, and is funded by Ministry of Culture.


Ancient sculpture from Mathura, Bhumra, Jamsot, Terracottas of Kausambi; Rajasthani Miniatures; Paintings of Nicholas Roerich and those of the Bengal School of Art, autobiography of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru; manuscripts of well-known Hindi authors, .32 bore Colt pistol of Chandra Shekhar Azad and the 'Gandhi Smrithi Vahan' are some unique items among the collection in the museum.


The museum is situated on Kamla Nehru Road, within the historic Alfred Park, where freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad sacrificed his life.


The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, and offers free guide service, free entrance for conferences and educational programmes and provision of publication, plaster-cast replicas and photographs on cheap rates and facilities of an air-conditioned library for scholars and students.

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  1. ^ "Spread awareness on rich cultural heritage: Governor". The Times of India. May 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Allahabad Museum to celebrate Foundation Day". The Times of India. Mar 5, 2010. 

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