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Allahabad Museum

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Established  1931
Website  theallahabadmuseum.com
Type  National Museum
Phone  0532 240 7409
Allahabad Museum
Location  10 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Allahabad
Address  Chandrashekhar Azad Park, Kamla Nehru Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211002
Hours  Open today · 10AM–5:30PMSunday10AM–5:30PMMondayClosedTuesday10AM–5:30PMWednesday10AM–5:30PMThursday10AM–5:30PMFriday10AM–5:30PMSaturday10AM–5:30PM
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The Allahabad Museum is a national-level museum in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1931, it is known for its rich collection and unique objects of art, and is funded by Ministry of Culture.

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Allahabad museum


Collection

Ancient sculpture from Mathura, Bhumara, and Jamsot (a small village near Allahabad); 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.

Location

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

Overview

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.

References

Allahabad Museum Wikipedia


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