Designed by the British architect, William Emerson and
opened in 1872, Muir Central College is a fine example of Indo-saracenic
architecture. It is located 4kms away from Allahabad railway station.
Muir Central College has a 200 feet tower made of pale-yellow sandstone
with marble and mosaic floors. It was later established as the University
of Allahabad, one of the most reputed Universities of India. The University
has Kausambi Museum with various artifacts from Kausambi including
pottery, Terracotta figurines, coins, beads and bangles.