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Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai
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At Gandhi Memorial Museum, explore one of the five museums in India dedicated to Gandhi, located in the impressive Tamukkam Palace. The memorial museum was established in 1959, after an appeal by the citizens of India, who wanted to see memorials built in Gandhi’s honor. Wander through the historic palace, and discover the blood-stained clothes worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated in 1948. You’ll also find many letters of interest on display, as well as collections relating to India's fight for freedom, Gandhi's life story, and the nation's political history. With our world travel planner, Madurai attractions like Gandhi Memorial Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The exhibition consists of many wall boards which tell the story of India's occupation and control, first by the East India Company, and then as part of the British Empire until independence. It is hi...  more »
  • The Museum starts from the year 1700 and right upto 1947 giving a comprehensive history of our freedom struggle. It is a must see for the young boys and girls . There are also original artifacts of Ma...  more »
  • People who love to know historical facts and about freedom movement may like it But we have seen and heard it so many times that it becomes boring after a while. Visit if you are done with major touri...  more »
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  • This building, grounds, and exhibits inside are truly a must see. The series of panels as you first walk in tells much of Gandhi's history,and that of the independence and freedom fighters of India. Definitely take time to walk along these panels and read. And inside the building ,creative exhibits about Gandhi's life, with a nice effort to make his history and life accessible for people. The small library at the back of the house is really worth a visit and there are books available for purchase. must visit.
  • This place has a nice collection of books and other historical staffs related to Gandhi's. It is situated just beside the Yamuna river. The museum showcase a letter that was written by Rabindra nath Tagore to Mahatma Gandhi in 1913.
  • Very quiet place, feels very good to be here. They have quite a few belongings of Gandhi ji.
  • It is very nice Museum . All Gundhi's memory are reserve here. There are a big collection on it .
  • My loving places.....my childhood days.....thanx to all 20 years full on masti n studying all materials an liabrary and