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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Address: Madurai, India
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+91 452 253 1060
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Memories of Gandhi

This is the musuem where Mahatma Gandhi's dhoti and chappal that he wore on his last day are preserved. This is pretty close to Madurai. A must visit for people who adore Mahatma... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 May 2016
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Cuttack, India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

A Very clam place with self explanatory details regarding the English Regime, Gandhi Ji and his course of action which led to the freedom struggle and in the end India got Independence.

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West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is my first visit in Madurai- excellent museum contains an impressively moving and comprehensive account of India’s struggle for independence from 1757 to 1947, and the English-language text spares no detail about British rule. Included in the exhibition is the blood-stained dhoti that Gandhi was wearing when he was assassinated in Delhi in 1948; it was here in Madurai,... More 

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Cuttack, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is the musuem where Mahatma Gandhi's dhoti and chappal that he wore on his last day are preserved. This is pretty close to Madurai. A must visit for people who adore Mahatma Gandhi

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Fairly basic but interesting. Gives a good background on the history of the Indian independence movement , very anti British but maybe for good reason.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is one of the better Gandhi museums in India. Considerable part of the museum is devoted to a pictorial representation of India´s freedom struggle ccompanied with interesting information. Cloth Gandhi wore when he was assasinated is also exhibited. The museum and surrounding place is a calm and peaceful oasis within the city. There is also a small bookshop and... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I have read reviews that mention that this place can be skipped. I have a different opinion. This is a must visit place as it gives a glimpse of Mahatmaji's life. A few of his possessions are on display that talk about the simplicity of the man. I felt overwhelmed after visiting this place.

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Tirunelveli, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Not a romantic place to go with your partner of course,but a good place to spend time with friends r a group.Better go at evening's. But must be careful with our belongings bcoz we do not know what will happen at these places.

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Situated at the heart of the city, this museum not only houses many items used by Gandhiji but also lots of other information around India

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Chennai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice 2 floor museum depicting Mahatma Gandhi's life, connection with Madurai and India's freedom struggle. Makes good spot for kids. Entry is free and is open till 5.45 PM, photography is allowed

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I came to know that Gandhiji visited Madurai several times. The museum has several items used by Gandhiji. Very important things include the clothes of Gandhiji on the day he was shot dead and his spectacles

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