1. Allahabad Museum, fully-funded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, was established in the year 1931. It was declared as an Institution of National Importance by the Government of India in 1985. The Museum is managed by the Allahabad Museum Society and its various committees. The main objectives of Allahabad Museum Society are as follows:-
i. To organize, undertake, conduct, encourage and promote study and research in the field of museum development.
ii. To acquire, maintain and preserve the art objects.
iii. To collaborate with institutions/organizations engaged in similar activities in India and abroad with a view to furthering the aims and objects of the Institution.
iv. To organize lectures, seminars, symposia, conferences in India and abroad commensurating to the development of the museum and to acquaint the young growing generation with the rich cultural heritage of the country.
v. To undertake all such activities as are incidentally necessary or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the museum activities.
2. Allahabad Museum in consultation with the Ministry of Culture, has identified 4 key objectives that it will need to deliver substantially in the next three years to improve its status and to ensure the furtherance of the objectives of Allahabad Museum.
i.Constantly increasing public outreach of the Museum through various programmes of community involvement for increasing the footfalls in the Museum.
ii. Preparation and implementation of a comprehensive and holistic museum development and upgradation plan based on a long term vision of next 10-15 year.