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Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

(3.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
See one of the world's most remarkable collections of antique and modern textiles at Calico Museum of Textiles. The museum details India's extensive heritage of textiles and handicrafts, displaying pieces ranging from those worn by Mughal and provincial rulers to labor-intensive Kashmiri shawls. Take in the absorbing information about techniques and see exhibits on ritual art, temple hangings, and fabrics for everyday use. Advance booking is required. Use our Ahmedabad trip generator to add Calico Museum of Textiles and other attractions to your Ahmedabad vacation plans.
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  • Although we tried to make reservations online, we were told that we could not be accommodated because the group for that day was too large. However, after meeting Usha, wife of Mahatma's grandson Rajm...  more »
  • First of all Vikram Sarabhai's Haveli is so beautiful, it just takes your heart away and I for sure wished I could live here. Calico museum is a unique display of fine weaves of India historically. Am...  more »
  • It is well worth booking the visit and spending the morning walking round this fabulous collection of textiles. The tour guide was enthusiastic and full of information. 
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  • Must place for people who are interested in textile history of India. Textile art from all over the India is showcased here. A proper guiding is give by the Calico guide. No entry fee. They only take 20 people per day. Need to book an appointment before visiting there. No phones and camera allowed in. Also provides snacks at the end tour.
  • The place is owned by the successors of Late Vikram Sarabhai,the place is adorable for people have liking in embroidery, gotta book Ur visit a day before by calling
  • Classic collection of different kind of clothes...very peaceful place...one of the excellent museum of Ahmedabad...they have a guided tour.....maximum for 20 visiters....advance booking is must...Wednesday is holiday....
  • Collections are wide and preservation is superb. Ancestral house of Vikram's Surabhi, doyen of space&atomic power. You need to book in advance . No entry fee
  • Beautiful collection in a beautiful space. It could open your eyes about the possibilities of art in fabric.