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| The Retreat, Opp. Underbridge, Ahmedabad 80004, India
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

This Calico Museum had good ratings, but we decided not to visit because they required you to leave all of your belongings (purse/passport/cell phone) in their care while viewing the museum. We just didn't feel comfortable doing that, so we were sorry that we couldn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roxanne H
Reviewed August 11, 2018

When we reached Ahmedabad and tried going there, we came to know prior booking is needed to visit this place. Visit is free and the museum tour is for 2-3 hours. Waiting days may be 2 weeks, so plan early if you want to see...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Once upon a time, calico mill is a hearts of cloth mill. Day by day management changed. They didn't care just like a Arvind mill. After mill closed, somany workers are in problems. Still their sons not get graduty money as per my belief. They...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Roam808728
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This is a private Museum run by the Sarabhai family (who are textile magnates from the 20th century). They are very strict entry rules 1. Prebooking is a must. The tour is free of cost. 2. The tour is for the whole day and there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

It's one of the best place to visit in Ahmedabad so never miss it... Worth visit at least once. It's one of the fewest museum of Gujrat.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank prerak75
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The Calico textile Museum is a private museum established by the Sarabhai family (who are textile tycoons). It is housed in a huge Haveli (traditional palatial Gujarati mansion) and the ambience is very pleasing. Some of the structures are typical Gujarati (woodwork, tiling etc).The campus...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank kowie55
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Been trying to register ob the website but there is no " Registration" tab or any online form. Wasted an hour going through the website. How much does it take to add a simple tab called for tours: register here . Secondly the staff that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 989aparnaj
Reviewed April 26, 2018

such an amazing place to visit. amazing collection of arts and paintings and all other things. proud to visit this place. feeling satisfied after visiting this place. feeling proud about history of india. such a nice collection. i loved this place.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rathod2017
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The queuing and bag checking is a bit tedious but stay with it, the actual tour is inspirational . The delightful lady who took us round spoke with the animation and emotive power of a traditional story teller and presented the story of Indian textiles...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MrandMrsBen
Reviewed March 31, 2018

truly remarkable collection of textiles, artefacts, antiques - however the visit is too rushed and the guide was in a hurry to push us through. A large no of us in the group felt this needs to be changed to really absorb the beautiful displays.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Aiswarya R
March 23, 2017|
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Response from thc67 | Reviewed this property |
There is NO entrance fee :)
November 29, 2015|
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Response from Sathya S | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the website, call the office number mentioned there and they will book your visit.