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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Phone Number: 0452 2531060
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All the information of Gandhi ji available in this museum the this ae very much genuine the arrangement also good

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

All the information of Gandhi ji available in this museum the this ae very much genuine the arrangement also good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Not a very large or modern museum but really give you a feel of history. Large driveway walk up to Ghandi statue at the front. The route around follows the history of India on pictures and words. Takes about 2 hours if you read a lot of the details. Small book shop next to it with interesting media Was surprised... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Gandhi Museum is very well done! I highly recommend visiting this site. Allow at least an hour to tour. A very complete history of his life. Nicely presented.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice collection but facility could use some TLC. Decent collection of artifacts and personal items. Many articles, photos and hand written letters. Really makes you think about all the excess in our lives.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Gandhi Museum gives a detailed account of the history of India's relationship with Britain, and an insight into the man himself. It is written on boards with pictures, but I found it fascinating and deeply disturbing, to me there were so many parallels with the colonisation of Australia. A must if you want to learn about this dark but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This museum was ok. If you like reading history boards for an hour than youll be fine, otherwise there isnt much to see besides a few of Gandhi's old things and pictures. It was free...

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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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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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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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