Museums in Uttar Pradesh
List of Museums in Uttar Pradesh -
Archaeological Museum , Taj mahal Archaeological survey of India, Agra – 282001.
10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.; Closed: Fridays; free. Central Government;1982; Technical Assistant curator. Painting ,sketches, farmans, inlay pieces showing mosaic work, and manuscripts, arms and marbles, etc. of Mugal period, coins, calligraphy specimens. Guide Book. Library. Guide service on request. Photography allowed with permission. Archaeological museum.
Chacha Nehru Gyan Pushp, Three Dots School Complex, Ramghat Road, Aligarh.
Tel: (0571) 3259139
Summer – 9.00 AM to 01.00 P.M.; Winter : 10.0AM to 2.00 P.M.; Closed : Public Holiday and Wednesday; Free
Shri Kanha Radha sewamarg Sansthan (a public charitable trust);1982
Stamps, coins rocks , minerals , shells, gems, stones, medals, geographical, biological, historical, replicas, and photo copies of painting and drawing, statues, science instruments and equipment, audio visual aids, dolls, dresses of different ages, electronic and quiz toys, general & reference books, photocopies of physical and historical word. Education museums.
University museum of Science and culture, General Education Centre, Kennedy House, Aligarh musilm University, Aligarh - 202001. Tel : 25668.
Summer: 7.30 Am to 1.30 P.M.; winter: 10.00 Am to 5.00 P.M.; closed : university Holidays including Sunday; free University; 1964; curator.
Specimens of science, prehistory, sculptures, terracottas, paintings, textile, coins, etc. Library.
Guide service; film show: fortnightly (Sunday)
6.30 P.M.; lectures.
Photography not allowed.
Agharkar museum, Botany Department, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002.
Tel : 2461887
Summer : 7.00 A.M. to 12.00 A.M.; winter: 10.00 A.M. to 4.00P.M.; closed : Sunday and university holidays; free. University; 1923; lecturer-in-charge
Specimens of the fossil and living plants, ancient life forms, life through the ages with geological events, reconstruction of past flora and faunas, rare plants of economic importance, medicinal and ethno botanical interest, maps depicting the distribution and origin of plants.
Library of the department.
Guide Service: School Programs.
Educational Natural history and botany museum.
Allahabad museum chandrashekhar Azad Park, Kamala Nehru Road, Allahabad -211002.
Tel : (0532) 2407409, 2408237, 2408690;
Fax : (0532) 2407834;
10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.; closed : Mondays and gazetted holidays and Sunday falling after second Saturday; Rs. 5.00 adult, Rs.2.00 below 12 years, Rs. 100.00 foreigners.
Central Government : 1931. director.
Stone sculptures, terracotta’s miniature paintings, modern Indian paintings, seals, sealing, coins, presents from Pt. Jawaharalal Nehru, miniature objects, handicrafts, firms, manuscripts, arms and armour inscription, thangkas. Citivithika half yearly.
Guide service; film shows on request; Lectures.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs.25.00 per Snap.
Anand Bhawan museum, Anand Bhawan, Moti Lal Neharu Marg Allahabad-211002.
Tel : (0532)2467071, 2467096;
Fax : (0532)2467096;
9.30A.M. to 5.30 P.M. (Lunch Break) 1.00 P.M. and 1.30P.M.; closed: Mondays and gazetted holidays; Rs. 5.00-(for first floor only). Private trust; Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Fund; 1971; Administrator.
Personal Belongings of Jawaharlal Nehru, of his parents and other member of his family. Picture gallery of national movement, painting textile books parquetry.
Guide service; school programs; lectures: both popular and academic area organized. Photography not allowed.
There is a bookshop which sells book of leading personalities of freedom movement and souvenirs.
Ganganath Jha kendriya Sanskrit vidyapeetha, C.S. Azad Park, Allahabad -211002.P.N.Ganagnath Jha research institute.
Tel . 2460957,(R)2504081, 2506892, Gram‘ VIDYAPEETHAM’.;
9.30A.M. to 6.00 P.M.; closed: Saturday, Sunday & gazetted holidays; Free Central Government: 1943; principal
Mainly Sanskrit manuscripts about 50,000; along with in Telugu, Bangali, Maithili and oriya,
Journal of the ‘G.N. Jha kendriya Sanskrit vidhyapeeth’
Archaeological Museum, Museum Department of ancient History, culture and Archaeology, university of Allahabad -211002.
P.N. Kausambi museum
Summer :7.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon; winter ; 10.00A.M. To 4.00 P.M.; closed: Sunday and other university holidays; free. University: 1949; curator.
Prehistory, prehistoric tools from earliest times to the end of the Pleistocene, together with fossils (Belan valley and son valley), Mesolithic tools, human and animals skeletons (vindhya area and the ganga valley), Neolithic tools and other related antiquities, particularly of excavated sites of Neolithic sites of Koldihwa and mahagara, proto- historic & historic material from deferent sites collection from a Ghositaram, the famous Buddhist monastery, Banda and mainhai.
Library of the Department.
Anatomy Museum, M.L.N. medical College, Allahabad.
July 1 to April 30: 9.00A.M. To 4.00 P.M. May 1 to June 30: 8.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon: closed university holiday : free.
University; head of the Department.
Dissected parts of the human body, models of human organs embryology models to study various branches of anatomy Medical museum
Hindi Sangrahalaya, hindi Sahitya Saammelan, Allahabad.
Summer: 6.30A.M. to 11.30A.M. Winter: 11.00A.M. To 5.00P.M.; closed; Sunday and important holidays. Free
Society Curator Printed Book, periodicals, manuscripts, coins letters, photographs, memoir trophies and personal belongings of literary personalities.