Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

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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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  • August 5, 2017
    It's for fabric lover. Nice and personal museum collection of textile art. It is advisable to book visit in advance and i recommend it only for fabric lover. Nice two hour visit is memorable.  more »
  • June 21, 2017
    It is theoretically possible to combine the visit here with trips to attractions located near Subhas bridge (including Gandhi Ashram) and in the area before the airport. But I visited it after Hathee ...  more »
  • May 5, 2017
    The Calico museum is very long and full of information. the total tour is about 3 hours, be prepared to go in, out, up, down, around and around. Every corner there seems to be more and more textiles. ...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    A must visit place for textile lovers. One needs to take prior appointment before visit. Just loved the place.
  • May 9, 2017
    Extremely nice collection of textiles and textile related artefacts. Now a large bronze collection has also been added. Housed in a really gorgeous old haveli. Very restricted entry, but worth waiting and going there on the date allotted.
  • February 17, 2017
    We tried for 5 days to make a booking, which was impossible - we got no answer neither via email, phone nor directly at the entrance. Many days later we got a reply from the museum saying that the museum currently is not interested in visitors "to protect the textiles". If you don't belong to a long in advanced booked and organized tour and can come with 20 people, there is no chance for you as an individual tourist. Luckily, there are lots of very beautiful places in Ahmedabad, that don't have such a tiring entrance procedure!
  • June 17, 2017
    Pre booking of Tickets is required here. Or book around 10.15am. Timings for tour 10:30 to 12:30
  • June 15, 2017
    Limited number of people are allowed for the tour per day after prior confirmation from the museum authority. A must visit place for history buffs....

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