National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi

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Get to know the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi at National Gandhi Museum. The collections began shortly after his assassination in 1948, and after several relocations, the museum was finally settled in its present location in 1961. Be sure to check out the library, a huge showcase of works from Gandhi and other authors adding up to over 35,000 documents and books. You do not need to be an art lover to enjoy the gallery, which features paintings and other items of Gandhi's. Keep an eye out for his walking stick, shawl, and dhoti worn when he was assassinated. You can also inspect Gandhi's ivory toothpick, and even one of the bullets used to kill the famous leader. See National Gandhi Museum and all New Delhi has to offer by arranging your trip with our New Delhi itinerary planner.
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  • Lovely building great display of his work and understanding of what he stood for. Peaceful although very hot in the building which is a shame as lots to see and read.  more »
  • Located Opposite Raj Ghat, Ring Road, Delhi. one can reach there by cab , car or auto. timing is 10.00am To 5:30 pm . calm & peaceful place . museum Dedicated to the Father of the Nation, the museum c...  more »
  • This is a good place to visit if you are in the area. Peaceful and tranquil. Can easily spend a couple of hours here if you see everything, or can hit the highlights if short on time.  more »
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  • Small museum but very informative. Many old pictures and objects that were used by gandhi. It also has the blood stained cloth that he was wearing when he go shot. Free entrance so you can spend 30 minutes or so no problem.
  • Its a nice play for outing. If you live history you will find many interesting thing here. Like old telephone in which mahatma gandhi is giving his speech . It a awesome place it you have visited raj ghat then you should visit this place too.
  • I thought I knew quite a bit about Gandhi, but this museum exposed my ignorance. Lots of old photographs arranged chronologically so you can see how his thinking developed. The display of spinning wheels was rather odd, as there were sophisticated machines represented, too. Not so Gandhian. The philatelic exhibit was very well put together. Staff keen to answer questions. No security at all.
  • Its one of the best place to unravel Gandhiji @ Bapuji chronology and his life through images being put up. It has a nice place to eat, an auditorium to see few movie clip during the freedom struggle. It also has books written on Gandhiji by many famous writers and by Gandhiji himself. If anyone love to understand , Gandhiji deeper with visual images, this is the best place.
  • Nice collection of photos .good theatre show . Souvenir and book shop with reasonable prices .

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