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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, Mumbai (Bombay)

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Follow in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the internationally revered leader. Gandhi solidified his philosophy of non-violent protest and launched the 1932 Civil Disobedience Campaign at this very site. While small, the museum's historical significance resonates across its two floors of informative and enlightening displays. Our Mumbai (Bombay) holiday planner makes visiting Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and other Mumbai (Bombay) attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Nice place to visit .. this place is really beautiful.. to you can visit this place with your family and friends... Once you will visit you will be very happy to see this place.. so please visit this ...  more »
  • The museum itself it is very didactic, you get to see the main events in Gandhi's life through the pictures and library.  more »
  • Do you say India, Ghandi, you say this guy has meant so much for the country that it is, of course, to the House where he stayed in Mumbai to visit. As Ghandi was, so is the museum (pje); easy. You can walk inside, at the time of my visit there were not many other people, so you have ample opportunity to read and watch. I had a lot of tourists expected, but that was not at all so, therefore all the more fun to visit.
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  • This tiny but multi-storied house used to belong to Gandhi's friend. Gandhi stayed here from time to time and now they turned it into a Gandhi museum. It is small, quaint, but interesting. Don't take a guide with you, because there are lots of things to read and see, and you will want to take your time. It's not one of those museums where a guide is helpful. The place is small and cramped, not for the claustrophobic, and it gets really hot during the day with no A/C. Make sure to visit early in the morning when its cooler. There are several exhibits of letters he wrote or had written to him, his life in miniature, and many historical photos. It won't blow you away, but it is an interesting way to spend a few hours. Best to at least know the story of Gandhi before visiting, so brush up before you come here, you'll get more out of it. The signs are kind of written like "of course you know everything about Gandhi already, but here are some exhibits commemorating his life", so if you don't know you're missing some of the interest.
  • Wonderful experience. Mahatma Gandhi's personal room is well preserved. His library as well as his photographs (some of which are rare) are also in excellent condition. His letters written to American President, Hitler and Leo Tolstoy are also kept there. Overall a great experience. I felt like talking to Mahatma Gandhi inside that house. A place worth visiting again.
  • Must see landmark while visiting Mumbai. Plan to spend an 3/4 hour learning about Ghandi and soaking in the history.
  • Going back to history is just amazing. Mani Bhavan has preserved Gandhi's legacy very nicely..must for all Indians to visit
  • All about Gandhiji is present in the museum.All of the books he collected are present in the library. His life events have been shown pictorically and by making 3d structures which are really beautiful. Very silent and well maintained place.