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Calico Museum of Textiles

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Address: | The Retreat, Opp. Underbridge, Ahmedabad 80004, India
Phone Number: +91 79 2286 8172
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Fantastic museum with loads of wonderful artefacts and magnificient textiles from Gujarat and India. Guide visit in English that you have t obook ahead on their site. We were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Nantes, France
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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A couple of things that one should keep in mind before visiting this museum- 1.Unlike the usual museums that one is accustomed to visiting, this one doesn't allow visitors to roam around freely and check out the parts that may seem more interesting to the person. Rather, you are forced to take a guided tour which only happens at a... More 

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic museum with loads of wonderful artefacts and magnificient textiles from Gujarat and India. Guide visit in English that you have t obook ahead on their site. We were lucky to visit it in a very smal group (4 people). Worth setting aside half a day for it.

Thank JFLR187198
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place will be paradise for a person who is interested in textile or belongs to textile industry.The Museum has many things related to textile products.Overall,It was a memorable visit.

Thank Singh56
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A green view and heritage architecture is aweeesomeeee here textile history is presented .......enjoy a lot here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has an amazing collection of textiles, paintings and antique artifacts. It is owned by the Sarabhai family who allow the general public to visit the museum to see the wonderful collection. The entry is free and you need to book your tour in advance. A copy of your photo ID needs to be submitted in advance and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once upon a time...there was a world famous Calico mill....this museum is belong to that Sarabhai family...it is an unique museum of different clothes of the world....it is a very peaceful place...they allow only 15 people in a guided tour....so reach in time at 10.30 in the morning. ...if you want to know about clothes. ..it is a must visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi all, I would like to share my experience visiting calico museum. It requires prior booking and cost no fees. I visited there with my mother and wife. On reaching we were welcomed by the staff in such a nice way. They are humble. Tour started at 10:30am sharp by a the mindblowing Inductor. She was awesome, though she is... More 

Ames, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You absolutely must visit this museum when coming to Ahmedabad. It is important to know though that you must make a reservation to go.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

It is an amazing museum and we were very lucky as you need to book months in advance and only a small group is taken in the tours twice a day. I would recommend booking as soon as you know you may visit. We did not thinking we would get access but it was in our destiny and I loved... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

A guide will guide you to the hallway and will tell you the history of textile with all the old textile collection there

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