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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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  • In this place, we can feel the 1900's about the time of freedom movement and the who all contributed to the freedom of India., Everyone must see this place at least once.  more »
  • A most informative visit, but such a lot to read! The chronological display was comprehensive, a mix of pictures and historical accounts, setting the picture of Ghandi's life in the context of events ...  more »
  • This musem is dedicated to Mohandas karamchand Gandhi other wise known as the father of independent India, his achievement of successfully making India in a total non violent manner his teachings have...  more »
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  • A must see place in Madurai. A palace turned memorial with no note for exposing it's previous history. Very poor lighting and poor display design Blood stained cloth of mahatma's dress in his final minutes of life induce tears
  • Ho ho ho