Museums

Agra

Archaeological Museum , Taj Mahal Archaeological survey of India, Agra – 282001.

Open: 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.
Closed: Fridays
Entry Fee: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.

Aligarh

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
Entry Fee: 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
Entry Fee: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.
Multi-Purpose museum.

Allahabad

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
Entry Fee : 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.
Photography Allowed.
Educational Natural history and botany museum.

Allahabad Museum Chandrashekhar Azad Park, Kamala Nehru Road, Allahabad -211002.

Tel : (0532) 2407409, 2408237, 2408690;
Fax : (0532) 2407834;
E-mail :allahabadmuseum@rediffmail.com

Open : 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.
Closed : Mondays and gazetted holidays and Sunday falling after second Saturday
Entry Fee : 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.
Library.
Guide service; film shows on request; Lectures.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs.25.00 per Snap.
Multi-Purpose Museum.

Anand Bhawan Museum, Anand Bhawan, Moti Lal Neharu Marg Allahabad-211002.

Tel : (0532)2467071, 2467096;
Fax : (0532)2467096;
E-mail :jlnmfald@dataone.in

Open : 9.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. (Lunch Break) 1.00 P.M. and 1.30P.M.
Closed: Mondays and gazetted holidays
Entry Fee : 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.
Library.
Guide service; school programs; lectures: both popular and academic area organized.
Photography not allowed.
Personalia museum.
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'.;
E-mail :goparajurama@hotmail.com ,goparaju@hclinfinet.comgoparaju@nde.vsnl.net.in

Open : 9.30A.M. to 6.00 P.M.
Closed: Saturday, Sunday & gazetted holidays
Entry Fee : 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'
Library.
Lectures occasionally.
Photography allowed.
Library museum.

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 : 10.00 A.M. To 4.00 P.M.
Closed : Sunday and other university holidays
Entry Fee : 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 different sites collection from a Ghositaram, the famous Buddhist monastery, Banda and mainhai.
Library of the Department.
Guide service.
Archaeological museum.

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
Entry Fee : 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 Sammelan, Allahabad.

Summer : 6.30 A.M. to 11.30 A.M.
Winter : 11.00 A.M. To 5.00 P.M.
Closed : Sunday and important holidays
Entry Fee : Free
Society Curator

Printed Book, periodicals, manuscripts, coins letters, photographs, memoir trophies and personal belongings of literary personalities.
Library museum

Ayodhya

Botanical Museum, Department of Botany, K.S.S. P.G. College, Ayodhya,Faizabad-224123

Tel: (05278) 232305

Open : 10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.
Closed : Sunday and other holiday
Entry Fee : Free.
College; 1967-68; Head of the Botany Department.

Botanical specimens of all titles of the subject
Library.
School Programs: Lectures: Lectures of all disciplines are being commenced time to time.
Photography allowed.
Science Museum.

Ram Katha Sangrahalaya, Tulsi Smarak Bhavan, Ayodhya, Faizabad. -224123

Tel : (05278) 232311

Open : 10.30 A.M to 4.30 P.M.
Closed : Mondays
Entry Fee : Free
State Government; 1988; Director.

Painting, photographs, sculpture, manuscripts, coins, terracotta, pottery, palm-leaf manuscripts, textiles, metal objects. Library.
School Programs; film shows; lectures; exhibitions. Multi-Purpose Museum.

Banda

Bundelkhand Chhatrasal Museum, Banda.

Gram : Museum, Banda.

Summer : 7.30 A.M. to 11.00 A.M. and 3.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.
Winter : 8.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M. and 2.30 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
Closed : Wednesday
Entry Fee : Free
Registered, Society; 1955; Keeper.

Sculptures, terracotta’s, stone implements, beads and seals, coins, anthropological objects, natural science section.
Photography allowed but restricted
Multi-Purpose Museum.

Bareilly

Abai Smarak Panchal Sangrahalaya, 125/5, Kishore Buildings, Kishore Bazar, Bareilly.

Tel: 25042; PP. O.P. Sharma.

Summer: 7.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M. and 4.00 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.;
Winter: 8.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon and 4.00P.M. To 5.30 PM.;
Closed: Thursdays
Entry Fee : Free
Registered Society

Panchal Itihas Parishad; Bareilly; 1974-75; Dr. O.P. Sharma.
Pottery, coins, terracotta figurines, beads, bone implements, etc.
Guide service; lectures.
Photography allowed.
Archaeological Museum.

Army Service Corps Museum, ASC School, Bareilly -243 001.

Tel: 27327/627 Mil; ASC School, Bareilly.

Summer: 8. 00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.;
Winter: 08.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. ;
Closed: Sundays and Holidays;
Entry Fee : Free
Central Government; 1965;

Items pertaining to Army Service Corps, OIC Museum.
Guide Service; School Program, Film shows.
Photography allowed.
Army Museum.

Jat Regiment Museum, Jat Regimental Centre, Barielly- 243 001.

Tel: 2406304, 2406302; (Army) (0581) 2429825 ;
Fax: (0581) 2510146 (Civil);
E-Mail: jatregt@rediffmail.com

Summer: 8.00 to 12.00; and 4.00 to 6.00;
Winter: 8.30 to 12.30 and 3.00 to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday;
Entry Fee : Free

Central Government; Army: 1995: Commandant Important galleries: Artifacts,
Documents, textiles, event wise narrating on digital boards of origin,
pre world war I-II, J & K 0 1947, 48,
PS latest counterinsiagency operations, Kargil war,
Indo-China war 1962, Indo-Pak war 1965,
1971, peace keeping force & UN Missions.

Paintings, textiles, photographs, gallantry awards winners, sports, personal of
international fame and prominent personalities of the regiment.

Jatveer and JORA Newsletter. Library. Guide Service; School Programs;
film show Photography not allowed Educational Museum and Army Museum

Bulandshahar

Government Educational Museum, Bulandshahar, District Inspector of Schools, Bulandshahar.

Tel: 22480.

10.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday and gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free.

State Government; 1958; Custodian. Historical, science, toys, charts and maps, models,
books, paintings, coins, etc. Picture postcards; coloured reproductions. Educational Museum.

Deoria

Dr. Raj Bali Pandey Puratatva and Kala Sangrahalaya Samiti, M.M.M. Siksha Sansthan, Bhatpur Rani, Deoria.

Tel: 223.

Summer: 6.30 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Winter: 7.00 A.M.To 1.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday and other holidays;
Entry Fee : Free.

Private; 1970; Lalji Singh.

Stone sculptures, stone tools, terracottas, coins, microlithic tools, plates, bricks, potteries, manuscripts, etc..
Ritandhara.
Library.
Guide service; film shows; Sunday: 6.00 P.M. to 8.00 P.M.; Lectures.
Photography not allowed. Archaeological Museum.

Government Archaeological and Educational Museum, Deoria -274 001.

Summer: 7.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon;
winter: 10.00A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday and other gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free. State Government; 1950; Custodian.

Stone images explored and collected plaster casts of historical personalities, terracotta, specimen of
Mohan jodaro and Harrappa art, minerals, rocks, stuffed birds and animals, zoological specimen, coins,
manuscripts, models of dams, different types of charts and maps, paintings, metallic images, etc.
Library.
Guide Service.
Photography not allowed.
Archaeological Museum and Educational Museum.

Fatehgarh

Rajput Regimental Museum, The Rajput Regimental Centre, Fatehgarh-209 601.

Tel: 205692/ Military exch. 34553 Army No. 3409

Summer: 9.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon & 4.30 P.M. to 6.30 P.M.;
Winter: 10.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. & 3.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
Entry Fee : Free.

Central Government; 1920; General Staff Officer Grade-I, (Training)
Paintings, photographs, flags, documents, army depicting Rajput Regiment through the ages (from 1778 till date)
Guide service; School Program.
Photography allowed with permission. Army Museum.

Faizabad

Shankla Museum, Dogra Regimental Centre, Faizabad.

Tel: (05278) 221285;

Open : as required;
Closed: Sunday;
Entry Fee : Free.

Central Government; commandant Dogra Regiment Centre
Flags, uniforms, medals, weapons, paintings, musical instrument, photographs. Photography allowed.
Army museum.

Gorakhpur

Purvayatana Archaeological Museum, Department of Ancient History, Archaeology and Culture, Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.

Gram: University, Gorakhpur.
Open:10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free. University; 1957; Head.

Coins, sculptures, photographs, stumpages and casts of coins and sculptures, stone tools, pottery,
beads. Purvayatana : A descriptive report of the materials
kept in the Museum is being prepared.
Archaeological Museum

Botany Museum, Department of Botany, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur- 273 009.

Open:10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free. University; Lecturer.

Different plant groups, insectivorous plants, herbarium representing local flora and fossil specimens.
Botanical Museum.

Commerce Museum, Department of Commerce, University of Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur.

Tel: 2225;

Gram: University -Commerce.
Open:10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1969; Professor.
Charts, graphs, pictures, photo-specimens, samples. Film shows.
Photography not allowed.
Educational Museum.

Rahul Sangrahalaya, Department of Ancient Indian History, Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.

Tel: (0551) 2336538

Open:10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday and other holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1957; Curator.
Stone, terracotta, pottery, coins, photographs. Periodicals: Sometimes published.
Library -Rahu1 Vachnalaya.
Guide service.
Photography with the permission of Head of the Department.
Archaeological Museum.

Rajkiya Baudh Sangrahalaya, New Shivpuri Colony, Ramgarhtal, Gorakhpur.

Tel: (0551) 2320639;
Fax: (0551) 2320639 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;

Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Free;

State Government; Directorate of U.P. Museums, Department of Culture, Govt. of U.P.; 1986; Director.
Important galleries: Rahul Sanskrityan art gallery, Hindu sculpture gallery, Terracotta art gallery, Jain art gallery,
various dimension of Art. Stone, Bronze guided sculptures, metal objects, terracotta, pottery, manuscripts, ivory, miniature paintings,
punch mark coins, thankas, wooden objects, Jain gallery, postal stamps, photographs. Library.
School Programs; Film show; lectures.
Photography allowed for research work;
Archaeological Museum.

Zoological Museum, Department of Zoology, University of Gorakhpur, Gorakbpur.

Open:9.50 AM to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and other holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1958; Professor.
All the major vertebrates and invertebrates phyla and rare animals.
Guide service; film shows.
Photography allowed.
Zoological Museum

Jaunpur

Archaeological Museum, Department of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology, T.D. College, Jaunpur.

Tel: 2239.

Open:10.25 A.M. to 5.15 P.M.;
Closed: College holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; Reader.
Sculptures, terracottas, coins, medals, etc.
Archaeological Museum.

Botany Museum, Department of Botany, T.D. Post Graduate College, Jaunpur.

Tel: 253039,
Gram: Botany,

T.D. Jaunpur -222002. 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

College; 1956; Head of Department of Botany.
All important plant and fossil types.
Bulletin: Monographs.
Guide service; lectures.
Photography not allowed.
Botanical Museum.

Jhansi

Government Museum, Near Laxmi Bai Park, Jhansi.

Tel: (0510) 2330035;
Fax: 2330035 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;

Closed : Monday, 2nd Sun- day & gazette holidays;
Entry Fee : Rs. 2.00 and Re. 1.00 for Children.
State Government; Department of Culture, U .P.; 1978; Director.

Stone sculptures, archaeological objects, terracotta, coins, metal objects, paintings, miniature paintings,
manuscripts, folk art objects, ornaments.
leaflets Folders, Monographs.
Library.
School programs; Film show; lectures; Photography allowed
Multi-Purpose Museum.

This museum has a museum shop.
Rani Laxmi Bai Palace and Collection of Sculptures, Archaeological Survey of India, Jhansi -284002.

Open : 8.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Entry Fee : Rs. 5.00 for Indians & US$ 2.00 for foreigners, children below 15 year : free
Central Government; 1970- 71; Conservation Assistant.

Hindu and Jain red sand stone images of about 9th to 12th century.
Photography allowed with permission.
Archaeological Museum.

Kalpi

Mahatma Gandhi Hindi Sangrahalaya, Hindi Bhawan, Kalpi.

Summer: 7.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M. and 5.00 P.M. to 9.00 P.M.;
Winter: 8.00 A.M. to 12.00 noon and 4.00 P.M. to 8.00 P.M.;
Closed:Tuesday;
Entry Fee : Free;

Registered Institution; 1950; Secretary.
Sculptures, paintings, terracotta, metal images, lithic inscriptions, coins and manuscripts. Catalogue.
Photography not allowed. Archaeological Museum.

Kanpur

Kanpur Museum, K.E.M. Halls, Phool Bagh, Kanpur -208 001.

Tel: 2312619

Open:10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed:Monday,
Entry Fee : Second Tuesday & gazetted holidays; 1.00 for schools group & Paisa 50.00 Army personals, freedom fighters, free for Journalists and below 12 years.

Autonomous Regd. society: 1999; Deputy Director Pratap Gandhi Jayanti Ank 1946, post cards,
photographs of Gandhi ji, memorial photograph original letters of Gandhi, coins of Gandhi ji,
Tagore, Maulana Fazbhul Husan Hasrat Mohani, Show case- manuscripts and some pages of his book.
One photo of pilgrim passport, copper implements donated by Anil Kanodia, excavated material from 2500 BC to 1500 BC.
Photo Album with gold work. Shivala about 200 years old manuscripts about Prayag Narain, Arms & Armory from 1857.
In INA show case photographs with Laxmi Bai Sahgal, Dillon and, Sahnavaj, glass paintings,
panchang about 183 year's old. Mate objects, terracotta, beads, newspaper on 1931 on wards, stamp gallery,
first day cover of Maharani Victoria from all over the world, farman of the freedom of the family members of Tatya tope, Dragger of Tatya topa,
photographs of Agijan bai, Plan and photos with explanation of Kanpur in 1857, Bithur glances ,
City maps of Kanpur of 1878,
Plan of Kanpur city of 1950, 1031 Kanpur improvement trust map, photos of kanpur of old railways station (outer and inner),
Peon book pages in which name of Kanpur changed from Cawnpore, stone sculpture, coins of panchmark, Kushan,
currency notes, royal
farmans. School Program
Multi Purpose Museum.

Commercial and Industrial Museum, Directorate of Industries, U.P. Kanpur.

Tel : 2262619

Open: 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M;
Closed: Sundays and gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

Handicrafts, handloom, cottage industry products, marble, wood carving, brass ware, carpets, silk
goods, brocades, etc.
Crafts Museum.

Kushinagar

Baudh Sangrahalaya, Rahul Sanskritayan Sansthan, Kushinagar, Janpath, Padrauna.

Open:10.00 A.M to 5.00 P. M.;
Entry Fee : Free;
Private; 1997; Office-in-charge.

Terracotta, pots, sculptures, stone sculptures.
catalogue.
Library.
Lectures.
Photography allowed.
Archaeological Museum.

Government Baudha Museum, Kushinagar, Dist. Kushinagar- 274 403.

Open:10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Free
State government; Directorate of U .P. Museum,
Department of Culture Government of U .P; 1994; Curator

Stone sculptures, terracotta, metal sculptures, thanka, model of a stupa, terracotta seals, coins,
decorated brick’s photographs, moderm pices of art and crafts.
Library
Film Shows; school program; lecture.
Photography allowed for research work.
Multi- purpose Museum

Lucknow

Army Medical Corps Museum, C/O CHQ(HRDC), Amc centre and school, Lucknow- 02

Tel: (0522) 229-6435 Extn. 6435

Open : Open on requirement;
Closed : Sunday and holidays.
Central Government; Army: 1961; Education officer

Defiance history, war booty, war equipments, medical history, metals Library.
Guide service
Multi-purpose museum and Army medical museum.

Anthropological Museum, Sri Jai Narain Post Graduate College,(KKC) Station Road, Lucknow.

Tel: (0522) 2635563, 09415083663;
Fax : (0255) 2635563;
E-mail: abkchantia@rediffmail.com 8.00 AM to 12.00 noon;

Winter: 9.30 AM to 1.30 PM; Closed: Sundays & holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
College; 1957; Head of the Department of Anthropology.

Important gallery: Art gallery, biological model gallery, material culture gallery,
tools gallery. Biological and anthropological objects, tribal and traditional material, cultural objects, prehistoric and
archaeological objects, maps, charts, and models, etc.
Library.
Guide service; film shows: Saturday second 12noon; lectures; School program Saturday (third) 12noon
Photography allowed.
Anthropological and multi-Purpose Museum

Archaeological Museum, Department of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology, Lucknow University, Lucknow -226007.

E-mail; tewaridp@satyam.net.in
11.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1960; Director Museum.

Plaster casts, models of Ajanta cave 19, Temples of Mahablipuram, Stupa of Sanchi, seals, coins,
terracotta’s, Prehistoric tools and fossils, ancient Indian potteries, photographs and charts,
manuscripts, iron implements. Photography not allowed. Archaeological Museum.

Bal Sangrahalaya, Motilal Nehru Marg, Charbagh, Lucknow-226 004.

Tel: 2636133;
Gram: Children Museum, Charbagh Lucknow.

Open:10.30 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Mondays;
Entry Fee : Free;
Private; 1957; Honorary Secretary.

Paintings, sculptures, toys, tools, scientific, models, dioramas. The objects are displayed in foreign
cultural gallery, Buddha, Geology Health under the sea, man on the moon and science galleries.
Brochure, Bal Lok Magazine, Samachar Newsletter for the children.
Guide service; film shows normally Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays or any day reserved by
scholars - 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. (depends upon the reservation time) generally thrice a week for three hours a day;
lectures.
Photography allowed.
Children Museum.

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany , 53, University Road, Lucknow -226 007.

Tel: (0522) 2324291;
Fax: (0522) 2381948;
Gram: PALAEOBOTANY;
E-mail: director@bsip.res.in.

Open:10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Saturdays, Sun- days and holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
Autonomous body of Central Government; 1946; Director

Plant fossils and specimens of palaebotanical interest.
Palaeobotanist, Catalogue, Inventories reports.
Library.
Guide service; School Program.
Photography allowed.
Natural History Museum.

Birbal Savitri Sahni Memorial Museum, 686 - Birbal Sahni Marg, Lucknow -226 007.

Tel: (0522) 2323854

Summer: 8.00A.M to 10.00 A.M., 5.00 P.M. to 6.00 P.M;
Winter: 9.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.;
Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Free;
Registered Society: Sahni Foundation: 1984; Secretary -Convener.

Personalia collection and belongings of Prof. B. Sahni, F.R.S. and Padam Shri Savitri Sahni like
furniture, clothing's, manuscripts, coins, research papers material, correspondence with dignitaries,
photographs of renowned world scientists and books, etc.
Casual publication of scientific papers.
Library- consisting of Sahni's collections
Memorial Lectures and public awareness of scientific activities; Student awareness program; during the
function days -twice in years.
Photography allowed
Personalia Museum.

Botany Museum, Botany Department, Lucknow University, Lucknow -226 007.

Tel: 243722.

Open:11.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and other holidays;
Free (but with permission) University; 1940; Head.

Important and rare specimens of various disciplines of botany.
Picture postcards; coloured reproductions; monographs.
Library.
Guide service; lectures.
Photography allowed with permission.
Botanical Museum.

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (council of scientific & industrial research) Kukrail
Picnic Spot Road P.O. (CIMAP), Lucknow -226 015. (U.P.)

Tel: (0522) 2359623, (Director); 2342676, 2359624, 2359632;
Fax: (0522) 2342666
E-mail: director@cimap.res.in , cimap@satYam.net.in
Website: www.cimap.org

Open:9.00 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.;
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
CSIR; 1982-83; Head, Information, Liaison & Extension.

Colored Photographs and live plants used in modern medicines along with important active
constituents; coloured photographs and live essential oil-bearing plants along with important essential
oils and their active constituents,. coloured photographs and live plants used in indigenous system of
medicine, photo- graphs of medicinal and aromatic plants with botanical description, herbal samples,
Swathy Vatika has 50 different medicinal and aromatic plants, plant species are cultivated through out India.
Library.
Photography not allowed.
Science Museum.

Crafts Museum, Central Design Centre, 8, Cantt. Road, Kaiserbagh, Lucknow.

Open:10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and Government holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; 1956; Museum In charge.

Zerdozi work, metal, stone, cane and wooden objects, Bidri work, Ivory objects, soapstone objects,
clay Taj Mahal, in lay in stone, brass and copper objects, terracotta, porcelain, textiles, clay toys, coins.
Library.
Guide book
Photography allowed with permission.
Crafts museum.

Department of Anatomy, K.G. Medical College, Lucknow -226 003. (U.P.)

Tel: (0522) 2257671
E-mail: anatomykgmc@yahoo.co.in
Open:10.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1911; Professor. Mounted and dissected specimens of all the parts of human body birth defects, twins (normal and abnormal),
genetics, surface anatomy, radiological anatomy, osteology, and Anthropology, CT scan anatomy.
Library.
Guide service; film shows on every Saturday.
Photography not allowed.
Medical Museum.

Department of Geology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow -226 007.

Tel: 274798.

Open: 10.30 A.M to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1951; Head of the Department.

Indian rock types, Indian minerals, Indian fossils from all horizons, specimens showing all types of structural features,
type specimens and holo type slides of fossil forms.
Photography allowed.
Educational and Geological Museum.

Department of Forensic Medicine Museum, K.G Medical College, Lucknow.

Open:9.30 AM to 4.30 PM;
Closed: Sunday and other holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; 1953; Head of Department. From Departmental Mortuary.

Indian Police Journal Medicine Science and Law.
Library.
Lectures: 36 regular lectures for MBBS; 40 regular Seminars for M.D.
Photography not allowed.
Medical Museum.

D. N. Majumdar Museum, L-II/31, Sector-B, Aliganj Scheme, Lucknow -226 024.

Tel: 2372362.

Open:4.00 P.M. to 8.00 P.M.
Closed: Government of U.P. gazette holidays,
Entry Fee : Free;
Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, A Regd. Society: 1945; General Secretary.

Ethnographic specimens of tribal, folk life and culture including dresses, headgears, ornaments,
weapons, baskets, masks, toys, ritual paintings, etc.
Library.
Guide service; school program; lecture.
Photography allowed with permission.
Ethnographical Museum

Ethnological Museum, Department of Anthropology, Lucknow University, Lucknow -226 007.

Tel: 272473;
Gram: Anthropology University.

Open:11.00 AM to 5.00 PM;
Closed: May and June;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1951; Incharge.

Ethnographic, prehistoric, archaeological, paleo-anthropological objects, implements, weapons,
objects of transport, dresses, stone tools, prehistoric hunting scenes (Plaster models).
Library.
Guide service, school program, film show, lectures.
Ethnographical Museum.

Gandhi Museum, Gandhi Bhawan, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow -226 001.

Tel: (0) 2509479, 2225396; (R) 2710169, 2271293;
Gram: Gandhi Bhawan.

Open:10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Entry Fee : Free;
U.P. Gandhi Smarak Nidhi; 1973; Curator.

Photographs, paintings, replicas, stamps, letters, literature on .Jawahar Lal Nehru )
Dr .Rajendra Prasad,
Jai Prakash Narain, J.P. Kriplani, Kaka Kalelkar; Dhirendra Majumdar, J.Krishnamurty,
Swami Vivekananda, Ram Krishna Param Hans, Tulsi Das, Kabir Das and other religious Saints.
Library.
Guide service; film shows on Sunday and other important occasions-evening; lectures. Photography
allowed. Personalia Museum.

Geology Museum, Department of geology, J.N. P.G college, Lucknow -226 001.

Tel: 2635563

Summer: 10.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M.; Closed: Sunday and other college -holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
College: 1973; Head, Department of Geology.

Minerals, rocks, fossils etc.
Library.
School Program: All working days 10.00 to 3.00 P.M.
Photography not allowed
Educational Museum, Geological Museum.

Geological Museum, GSI Complex Vasundhara Sector E, Aliganj, Lucknow -226 024.

Tel: (0522) 232147, 2321510, 2325118,
Fax: 2376407,2326242,2326896 Ext. 381;
E-mail: geodatnr@gmail.com
Website: www.gsi.gov.in ; Gram: Geosurvey.

Open:11.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. and 2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and gazetted holiday;
Central Government; Petrology Division, Geological survey of India, northern Region; 1961; Director,

Petrology Division) Rocks, minerals, fossils, models, maps, charts and photographs.
Library.
Guide service; film shows; lectures; school programme-11.00 AM to 1.00 PM & 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM.
Photography allowed with permission.
Geological Museum.

Lok Kala Sangrahalaya, Kala Parisar, Kaiserbagh, Lucknow.

Tel: 2274638

Open:10 .00 A.M to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; Feb. 1989; Director.

Metal objects, terracotta, pottery, wooden objects, folk paintings, oil paintings, musical instruments
masks, soapstone objects, clay toys, jewelry, basketry, mukuts, anthropological objects.
Folder:
Library.
Guide service; school program -Workshops for clay modeling, Doll making. Arts and Crafts Museum.

Museum of College of Arts and Crafts, Lucknow.

Tel: 272326.

Open:10.00 AM to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1911; Curator.

Ancient arts and crafts collection, paintings, etchings, ivory, terra-cotta, metal and wooden objects,
porcelain, miniature paintings, bidriware, enamel work
Lectures.
Photography allowed.
Arts and Crafts Museum.

Museum of Pathology, Upgraded Department of Pathology, K.G Medical College, Lucknow -226 003.

Tel: 2257580

Open:10.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and other University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1913; Head of the Department.

Pathological specimens of surgical, medical, gynecological and ophthalmic and other various systems
parasites, varigno type snakes found in India, models of clay, plastics, etc. depicting various diseases,
charts and photographs, mounted coloured glass transparencies of large number of diseases,
mounted X-ray, demonstration microscopes.
Monographs; catalogues.
Library.
Lecture;
Photography allowed with permission.
Medical Museum.

Museum, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow-226 001.

Tel: EPBX- (0522) 2205831,35, 2205848, 2205899, 2207819,2206239;
Fax: 2205836, 2205839
E-mail: dofficenbri@sify.com
Gram: Bagh, Lucknow.

Open:9.30 A M to 6.00 PM;
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and government holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
Central Government; 1982; Curator.

Charts, models, photographs, transl
ights and living botanical specimens.
Guide service; film shows on request; lectures. Photography allowed. Botanical Museum.

Regional Science Centre, Sector E, Aliganj Scheme, Lucknow -226 024.

Tel: 2321804;
Gram: POPSCIENCE
E-mail: rsciu89@sancharnet.in , rsclu89@rediffmail.com
Website: www.rsclucknow.org

Open: 10.00 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.;
Closed: Holi and Diwali only;
Entry Fee : Rs. 5.00 and Rs. 2.00 for student groups Autonomous financed by Central
Government; Sept. 1989; Project Coordinator

Important galleries: Underwater exploration, Human Behavior, Biotechnological Revolution,
Ganga Popular Science, The story of water, Fluidics, Aquamobile, science Part.
Hands-on, interactive participatory exhibits on different topics like physics, chemistry, mathematics,
hydrostatics etc. Library.
Guide service; school program; film shows; Taramandal show -Science magic show everyday; Lectures.
Photography allowed on special permission.
Science Museum.

State Museum, Banarasibagh, Lucknow -226 001.

Tel: (0522) 2206158-2206157;
Fax: (0522) 2206158
Gram: State Museum, Lucknow.
E-mail: director@statemuseumlucknow.com ; drsml@indiatimes.com
Website: www.statemuseumlucknow.com

Open: 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Mondays, Sunday following the second Saturday and other local and gazette holidays
Entry Fee : Rs. 2.00 per adult and Re. 1.00 child, Students- free State Government; 1863; Director.

A vast collection of sculptures, terracottas, prehistoric tools, copper hoards, manuscripts,
thankas, scroll paintings, bidri ware, coins, ivory, wood work, bronze images, metal ware, paintings, etchings,
textiles, miniatures, crafts and natural history specimens.
Bulletin of Museums and Archaeology in U.P.; several monographs.
Library.
Guide service; school program; film shows with prior intimation; lectures.
Photography allowed with permission on payments per camera Rs. 15.00 only.
There is a sales counter of plaster cast, publication etc.
Multi-Purpose Museum.

Mathura

Government Jain Museum, Civil lines, Mathura- 281 001

Tel: (0565) 2411714

Open:10.30 to 4.30 P.M;
Closed: Monday & gazette holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government: Department of Culture; Lucknow; 2002; Director, Govt. Museum,

Mathura Ancient Jain sculptures stone & metae,
Jain manuscripts.
Guide service; school program; Film show; lectures.
Photography Allowed
Archaeological Museum

Government Museum, Museum Road, Dampier Nagar Mathura -281001.

Tel: (0565) 2500847;
Fax: (0565) 2500847

Open:10.30 A.M to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Foreign Rs. 25.00; Rs. 5.00 for adults and Rs. 2.00 for child.
State Government, Department of Culture, lucknow;1874; Director.

A very important collection of sculptures, terracotta, cloth paintings, miniature paintings, bronzes,
pottery, coins, etc.
Picture postcards; photo folders; monographs; guide book
Library.
Guide service; school program; film shows; lectures.
Important events: World Heritage week (19-25 Nov)
Growse memorial lectures and Museum week. Photography allowed on payment of Rs. 20.00 per camera
Archaeological Museum.

Meerut

Anatomy Museum, Anatomy Department, LLRM Medical College, Meerut -250102.

Summer: 7.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.;
Winter: 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed : Sundays and U.P. Govt. holidays;
Entry Fee : Free
State Government; 1966; Prof. and Head of Anatomy.

Dissected parts of human body, models showing development, etc.
Guide service; by prior appointment. Photography not allowed. Medical Museum.

Pharmacology Museum, L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut -250004.

Tel: (0121) 2760888, 2600525 (M) 9897878728;
Fax: (0121) 2760888;
Website: www.LLRM.com

Open:9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and other holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
Collage; Department of Pharmacology, L.L.R.M. Medical collage, Meerut; 1969; Professor and Head of Pharmacology

Pharmaceutical preparations (biological and non biological), crude drugs, poisons, models of
mechanism of action of different groups of drugs, machines used Library.
Photography not allowed.
Multipurpose Museum.

Museum of Botany Department, Institute of Advance Studies, Meerut University, Meerut -250001.

Tel: 275021,19.

Open: 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M;
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1969; Head.

Plant materials of different groups.
Library.
Guide service; film shows; lectures.
Photography allowed.
Botanical Museum.

Museum of Pathology, Department of Pathology, L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut.

Open:9.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; Head of the Department.

Diseased organs of human body obtained
after post- mortem and surgery.
Medical Museum.

Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Meerut College, Meerut.

Gram: Meerut College.

Open: 8.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: College holiday.
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1965; Reader and Head.

Teaching and research including displays for the public.
Monographs; Research papers; Books.
Guide service; film shows occasionally and unspecified; lectures.
Photography allowed. Medical Museum.

Social and Preventive Medicine Museum, Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut.

Tel: 2560888;

Gram: Department of S.P.M. Medical College, Meerut.
Open: 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and all gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; 1966; Principal.

Models and charts on communicable diseases, nutrition, demography,
environmental sanitation, M. C.H. and family planning.
Guide service; lectures. Photography allowed. Medical Museum.

Social and Preventive Medicine Museum, Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut.

Tel: 2560888;

Gram: Department of S.P.M. Medical College, Meerut.
Open: 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sundays and all gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; 1966; Principal.

Models and charts on communicable diseases, nutrition, demography, environmental sanitation,
M. C.H. and family planning.
Guide service; lectures. Photography allowed. Medical Museum.

Swatantrata Sangram Senani Sangrahalaya, Shaheed Smarak, Bhansali ground, Meerut.

Not opened for public.
State Government; 1997; Incharge.
Letters, photos and material related to Swatantrata Senani.
Multi purpose Museum

Muzaffarnagar

Government Educational Museum, Muzaffarnagar.

Gram: Educational Museum, Muzaffarnagar.

Summer: 7.00 AM to 12.00 noon;
Winter: 11.00AM to 4.00 PM;
Closed: Sundays and other gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
State Government; 1959; Curator.

Coins, terracotta, sculptures, plaster casts, arts and paintings,
dolls, stamps, cannons. Guide service, film shows.
Photography allowed.
Educational Museum.

Zoology Museum, Department of Zoology, D.A. V. College, Muzaffarnagar -251001. Tel: 26667.

Open: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM;
Closed: Sundays and gazetted holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;
University; 1950; Head of the Department.

Zoological specimens, fresh water fish of the district,
fossils, skeletons, charts, models, preserved animals.
Library.
Guide service; school program.
Photography not allowed.
Zoological Museum.

Zoology Museum, P.G. Department of Zoology, Santan Dharm Collage, Muzaffarnagar -251001.

Tel: (0) (0131) 2404053, 2402354, (R) 2601051

Open: 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM;
Closed: Sundays and other. holidays for research and students only.
Collage; 1970; Head of the Department.

Preserved animals from different invertebrate phyla and vertebrate classes.
Special interest is the Insect gallery. Identification facilities available on common insects from major
insect orders.
Zoological Museum.

Nawabganj

Pakshi Sangrahalaya, Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Near Nawabganj Town, Lucknow Kanpur Road, Dist. Unnao.

Open : Opens on request.
State Government; Forest Department.

Replicas and photographs of Birds.
Natural History Museum.

Oral

Bundelkhand Sangrahalaya, Bharat Chowk, Orai, Jalaun-285001

Tel: (05162) 252815

Open: 10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.;
Sunday: Closed;
Society; 1987-88; Director

Coins, idols, paintings, utensils, shells, post-cards etc.
Library.
School Program; Lectures.
Photography allowed
Multi- purpose museum.

Piperahava

Baudh Sangrahalaya, Piperahava, Kapilvastu.

Under on construction
State Government

Rampur

Bhim Rao Ambedakar Pustkalya & Sangrahalaya, Rampur.

Open : Not opened for public
Sate Government: 1998; In-charge

Photographs related to Dr: Bheem Rao Ambedaker
Photography not allowed
Personalia Museum

Saharanpur

Postal Museum, Postal Training Centre, Saharanpur-247 002.

Tel: (0132) 2644247 ;
Fax : (0132) 2647477
E-mail: psnegi@indiapost.org

Open : No time schedules, visits on request;
Entry Fee : Free.
Central Government: 1981; Director

Old postal equipment, accessories, documents and records.
Guide Service; School Program; Lectures; Photography allowed Postal Museum

Sarnath

Archaeological Museum, Sarnath, Varanasi -221007.

Tel: 2585002 & 2586432;
Gram: Museum, Sarnath/ Varanasi

Open: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM;
Closed: Friday,
Entry Fee : Rs. 2.00 per person above 15 years.
Central Government; 1905; Assistant Superintending Archaeologist.

Stone sculptures and work of art of Mauryan, Shunga, Kushana,
Gupta and medieval periods and excavated materials from adjoining sites.
There are five galleries including main half where lion capital of Ashkam pillar is displayed.
Library.
Photography allowed with permission.
Video Photography not allowed.
Archaeological Museum.

Sultanpur

District Museum, Super Market, Nagar Palika, Sultanpur -228 001.

Tel: (05362) 240038.

Open: 10.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.;
Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Free.
State Government; Department of Culture. U .P.; 1990; Curator.

Stone sculptures, terracotta,
personal belongings of Raft Ahmad Kidwai. Library.
Guide service; school program; film shows; Lectures.
Photography not allowed.
Archaeological Museum.

Varanasi

Archaeological Museum, Sampurnand Sanskrit Visvavidyalaya, Varanasi.

Open : August to April: 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM; May to July: 7 .30 AM to 1.00 PM.;Closed : University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free.
Sculptures, paintings, coins and archaeological objects.
Archaeological Museum.

Bharat Kala Bhavan, (B.H.U.) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi -221 005. P.N. Bharat Kala Parishad.

Tel: 2316337,2307621;
Fax: (0542) 2316337;
E-mail: bharatkalabhavan@sify.com

Summer: 7.30 to 1.00 PM;
winter: 11.00 to 4..30 PM;
Closed: Sundays;
Entry Fee : Rs.40.00 foreigner, Rs. 5.00 adult, Rs.20.00 per person for SAARC University;
1920; Joint Director

Paintings, textile, archaeological materials, sculptures, terracotta, coins,
epigraphs, inscriptions, Decorative arts, literary materials, arms, ivories,
Indian philately. Library.
Guide Service; School Program: (As and when requested),
Lecture: Academic & Memorial lectures.
Photography allowed on payment
Archaeological and Arts and Crafts Museum.

Departmental Museum, Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, B.H.U., Varanasi - 221005.

Open:10.30 AM to 4.30 PM;
Closed: University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1969; Head of the Department.
Archaeological materials from departmental excavations, plaster cast sculptures and coins.
Photography allowed. Archaeological Museum.

Geological Museum, Department of Geology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi -221005.

Tel: (0542) 2316081, 22301; Fax: (0542) 2317074;
Gram: Geology, Banaras Hindu University.
Open: 10.30 AM to 5.00 PM;
Closed: Sundays and University holidays;
Entry Fee : Free;

University; 1923; Head of the Department.
Material of geological interest.
Library.
Photography not allowed. Geological Museum

Jnana-Pravaha Kalamandapa, Centre For Cultural Studies & Research, South of Samne Ghat Varanasi- 221005

Tel: (0542) 2366326, 2366971
E-mail: jpvns@satyam.net.in
Website: www.jnanapravaha.org

Open:11.00AM to 5.00 PM;
Monday : Closed
Private Trust; 2001; Prof. Kamal Giri

Important Gallery: Multifarious nature, art objects and gallery highlighting Varanasi Culture
. Miniature Paintings, copper plate, textiles, coins, sculptures, metal-ware,
decorative art objects, terracotta, etc.
Library.
Guide service, school program, film show
Lectures.
Photography not allowed.
Multi-Purpose Museum.

Maharaja Banaras Vidya Mandir Trust Museum, Fort Ramnagar, Varanasi. 221008

Mobile No: 9415818781

Open : October to Feb 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM; March to September: 9.00AM to 12.00 noon and 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM,;
Closed: Moharram and Vijaya Dashami;
Entry Fee : Rs. 12.00 for adult and Rs.6.00 for children.
Public Trust; 1964; Curator

Old cars, arms, ivory, astronomical clock, decorative arts and paintings,
manuscripts, palanquins, textiles and archives, 12 vehicles and Ram Leela objects.
Library.
Guide Service; School Program. Photography not allowed
Textile Museum and Multi-purpose Museum.

Parshwanath Vidyapeeth, I. T.I. Road, Karaundi, Varanasi -221 005.

Tel: 2575521;
E-mail :parshwanathvidyapeeth@rediffmail.com ;

Summer: 8.00 A.M. to 12.00 P.M. & 3.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Winter: 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.;
Closed: Sunday;
Entry Fee : Free;
Private/Public Trust: 1997; Director Antiquities: related to jainism

Guide Service; School program; Lectures
Photography allowed
Archeological and Religions Museum.

Vrindavan Research Institute, Raman Reti, Vrindaban -281121.

Tel: (0565) 2540628; Fax : 2540576 (M) 9412732545
E-mail: vri@sancharnet.in
Website: www.vrindavanresearch.org

Open: 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM;
Closed: Monday;
Entry Fee : Free;
Autonomous financed by Government of Utter Pradesh and Central Government, Department of Culture; 1968; Director.

Illustrated, un-illustrated manuscripts in Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Gurumukhi,
Oriya, Urdu, Persian etc. Paintings of different periods, farmans, coins, sculptures, miniatures.
Journal of the Vrindaban Research Institute; Post cards; coloured reproductions;
A Catalogue of Sanskrit manuscripts in the Vrindaban Research Institute.
Library.
Guide service; lectures occasionally.
Photography not allowed.
Multi-Purpose Museum.
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