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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Address: Madurai, India
Phone Number: 0452 2531060
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For all lovers of Indian history

A good collection of artefacts from the Indian freedom struggle period along with possessions of the father of nation- Mahatma Gandhi. Worth a visit for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A good collection of artefacts from the Indian freedom struggle period along with possessions of the father of nation- Mahatma Gandhi. Worth a visit for sure.

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Tamilnadu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Gandhi Musuem in Madurai is historically a very significant memorial monument for Mahatma Gandhi. His clothes worn during his assassination are preserved here. The depiction of the Freedom Struggle is illustrative, hugely informative and interesting for any lover of history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

One should definitely visit the Gandhi museum if you are in Madurai. The museum chronicles the history of India's independence struggle. There are a lot of paraphernalia that belonged to Gandhiji including the loin cloth that Gandhiji had worn when he was assassinated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This museum is housed in the old palace of Rani Mangammal. The museum depicts the highlights of the freedom struggle and has a picture gallery of Gandhian movement. The museum is open on all days and has a gallery of relics, Khadi and village industries and South Indian handicrafts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was impressed by the amount of information delivered by the museum. I learned a great many things about the Independence movement and Gandhi as a person. A wonderful hour long diversion. Easy to recommend for the historically conscientious.

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Box Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great place to visit, sets out the political history of India. Especially recommend to tourists who might not be familiar with India's History but want a overview.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This museum is panel after panel describing the involvement of the British in India starting in 1600, up through the second world war and Gandhi's assassination. Very interesting if one is a history buff; the only real artifact is what Gandhi was wearing when he was shot - reverentially displayed in a case in a very dark room!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lots to see and well laid out in an interesting building. We enjoyed the bookshop on site as well No entry fee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Tells you a lot about the Indian freedom fight. This museum also possess many things. It is a must visit place for every Indian and you will not regret it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

All Brits who come here should experience this museum. We treated India shamefully and this man stood up to us. The story is told here in panels covering the history of India during his life-time, so as you walk through you discover what happened. He is rightly venerated in this, the city where he decided to identify with the farmers,... More 

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