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Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

(3.8/5 based on 240+ 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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  • From all regions of India were collected and exhibited typical garments. Very complete and very soothing in a green setting. Unfortunately you may not photograph in the museum, but you can compensate by recording programs of the birds in the park. Abundant and there are very beautiful.
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  • Quasi-military tour guide friendly English difficult to understand and total ABSENCE of signs in the Museum, even in English, so when we do not understand the guide, has what the visit? without any explanation of time, or anything whatsoever. I got fired as a messy! people being in the bathroom at the end, we wanted to go, ah, but no, get out all at the same time and sign the book out! I came out very bad mood and regret of driveway being.. The visit is done barefoot, part is own on tiling, the rest on Earth; predict the socks.
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  • What an experience. A feast of textiles. A truly wonderful collection from Central and North India packed into an old house. The focus of the family trust is to conserve and preserve the textiles so a...  more »
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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.