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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Address: Madurai, India
Phone Number: 0452 2531060
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good place for history lovers

This museum having the actual pictures of india's freedom war and also having copies of gandhi's letter. The museum having original DHOTI / CHASMA/ THALI etc of bapu. The no of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Aurangabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This museum having the actual pictures of india's freedom war and also having copies of gandhi's letter. The museum having original DHOTI / CHASMA/ THALI etc of bapu. The no of rare photo of gandhi's life are displayed .every one should visit this place when coming to Madurai.Entry to this place is free of cost.

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Madurai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Madurai has the honour of having a Gandhi Museum complete with a samadhi (where his relics are entombed), because Gandhi gave up his suit for the common man's dhoti, in this city! Housed in the erstwhile summer palace of Rani Mangamma, the museum has two parts - the Indian struggle for independence (told through boards and illustrations) and Gandhi's life... More 

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Madurai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Housed in an impressive old palace, this museum gives a lot of photos and written wall-poster information on the history of India and the life of Gandhi. Also a few items on display from Gandhi's life, most notably the blood-soaked loin-cloth he was wearing when he was assassinated.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We really enjoyed looking round the Gandhi museum, the building itself is so beautiful! It was very informative and we learnt so much about Indian history and the amazing work that Gandhi did. I think it's important that any tourists that visit Madurai visit this museum and it's free! The book shop was good too with reasonably priced books, postcards... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

As Indian museums go, this is one of the better ones, Clean, well arranged, And someone with a flair for the dramatic has Gandhiji's blood-stained garment in a room with black walls, which nevertheless left me with a lump in my throat and a sense of what-might-have-been. The exhibits are clearly labelled in English and Tamil and laid out in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Ghandi Museum occupies a 17th century Nayak queen's palace and concentrates on the history of India’s struggle for independence from 1757 to 1947 and, in particular, the role Mahatma Gandhi played in the later part of this story. The Museum develops the theme with lots of pictures, clippings and photos and the English text explains things very well, albeit... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

How could a Queen of Madurais Palace has been renamed to Gandhiji.? This is the question arised in my mind. A very beautiful and peaceful place.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Mahatma decided not to wear shirt in Madurai. Madurai is remembering Mahatma forever. It is a nice place and every tourist must visit

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Varkala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

So interesting to visit this museum. you get a lot of interesting news about India and especially this unique personality who led India into independence. You HAVE to visit this museum, if you visit Madurai.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A must visit place in soth India to know more about father india ! It was really informative and amazed to lot about Gandhi ji. Its maintained well but need some renovation.

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Address: Madurai, India
Phone Number: 0452 2531060
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai

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