ALLAHABAD MUSEUM

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Location: Allahabad
Houses: Collection Of Sculptures From Sunga, Gupta Period
Specialty: Terracotta Figurines From Kaushambi


The Allahabad Museum has an impressive collection of Sunga, Gupta, late Gupta and early medieval period sculptural masterpieces, discovered at different places around Allahabad. During the last twenty-five years a sizeable number of sculptures, mostly pertaining to the early medieval and medieval art styles have been added to the collection of the museum.

Nearly 400 sculptures broadly classified sect wise starting with the various categories of brahmanical gods followed by deities of the Buddha and Jain pantheon and terminating with secular and miscellaneous themes including architectural members have also been included.

Comprehensive selection of of objects from 3rd century BC, first through 3rd century AD, 4th through 7th century AD and 8th through 14 th century AD. These periods roughly correspond to the Maurya, Sunga, Kushan Gupta and medieval periods of Indian history. The museum is open all days except Monday from 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM.


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