Agharkar Museum is situated within the sprawling grounds of Allahabad University
, Uttar Pradesh
. Allahabad is about 135 km west of Varanasi
The museum has an assortment of specimens relating to archaeology, anthropology, botany, zoology and geology. Collections include samples of fossil and living plants, ancient life forms and maps depicting the distribution and origin of plants.
Entry to the museum is free. Photography is not allowed. The museum is open on all days except Sundays and university holidays.