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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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TripAdvisor
  • You need to leave enough time to do this justice. Don't expect interactive displays or recordings you have to read the descriptions in each case to fully appreciate the horror of the fight for indepen...  more »
  • I enjoyed the museum, very peaceful and in hurried. Lots of great pictures and artefacts. I especially enjoyed the early years information on Gandhi's life. One odd bit is the display of the dhoti tha...  more »
  • One of the best Mahatma Gandhi's musiam out of 5 in India. Very elaborate history about Mahatma Gandhi, large library.  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