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The Partition Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Emotive must-see museum

If you're interested in the history of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh this place is a must-visit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kirsten J
London, United Kingdom
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Impactful history of the partition

Impactful history of the partition portrayed through audio-visual mediums, historical artifices and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The world's first Partition Museum is now open at the historic Town Hall building in Amritsar. The Partition of India was one of the most defining events in the nation's history. It was perhaps the largest migration in human history, with some 18...more
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Town Hall, Amritsar | 5 minute walk from Golden Temple, Amritsar 143001, India
+91 81300 01947
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're interested in the history of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh this place is a must-visit. The museum lays out the events leading to the independence of India and Pakistan in a really educational way - if you know your history then you can skip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kirsten J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impactful history of the partition portrayed through audio-visual mediums, historical artifices and verbal recollections of those involved in that part of history. Heartbreaking at times.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Absw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This os very interesting museum - but not for Groupon with small children. Most pictures in museum shows Dark period - war, prison, dead people - skeleton live person. IT os true information and terrible. Photo prohibited . Recommend .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maciej G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well documented. You realize how badly the British handled such a serious issue that was created by themselves and caused a permanent damage to the Indian subcontinental politics!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KalyaniChatterjea
Reviewed 1 week ago

situated conveniently where rickshaws drop u off at Town Hall square. there are many screens in various halls with real people talking about their experiences during the partition of 1947. it ends at the room of hope, which is a positive feeling

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tejasparekh3
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just thought of seeing what was inside, and the moment I was in, I felt I was in a different time span all together. The breathtaking pics, content, music, visuals simply mesmerized my thoughts and conscience to a completely new level. I have never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank onlinetalky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its just close to golden temple. Its close on monday. Ticket is 10 rs for indian. It shows partition time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Utsav M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see venue when in Amritsar. Partition Museum opened in 2017. It captures the stories of people impacted by India’s partition in 1947. This is an excellently planned museum. It is located at walkable distance from the Golden Temple. The museum comprises of artifacts,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank meet p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Takes about 3 to 4 hours, if you want to read the detailed history of the partition. There are different halls with specific years and incidents. There is also a summary of each hall. Definitely a must visit for the patriotic. Closed on Mondays. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gpadmana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had limited time hence had to finish the visit in 1 hour. If you have time to read everything and love reading, you can even spend half a day over here.

Date of experience: November 2018
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30 January 2018|
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Response from Andrea D | Reviewed this property |
10 rs for Indian a whopping 250 for foreigners
31 December 2017|
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Response from Harminder S | Reviewed this property |
Enough outside
13 December 2017|
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Response from Lifeworld | Reviewed this property |
The first floor is accessible through a lift which is normally used for exiting the museum. The staff is very courteous and helpful and if requested I am sure they would allow a reverse entry to the first floor thoough the... More