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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Address: Madurai, India
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+91 452 253 1060
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US$1,260.00*
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5-Night Beach and Historical Tour of South India
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Private Tour: 5-Night South India Tour of UNESCO Heritage Temples

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Lovely museum and very informative

The Gandhi museum is different in the fact that the first room you go into has different boards informing you of the history of India and its fight for independence as a way of... read more

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Gandhi museum is different in the fact that the first room you go into has different boards informing you of the history of India and its fight for independence as a way of introducing Gandhi. This works very well as we did not know much about the history of India and this was very enlightening. You then see artefacts... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really lovely museum which takes you through the history of India and Gandhi. We all really enjoyed it. Entrance is free. Has a nice (cheap) bookshop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice building containing lots of information about colonialism and Gandhi's fight for India's freedom. You do need at least an hour if you want to read everything thoroughly. They even display some of Gandhi's clothes. The lighting isn't always the best but the building itself is very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not only the Gandhi Museum but also the details of the steps taken to attain freedom for India by various leaders at various locations. The details both in the language of Tamil and English explain how the "freedom fighters" suffered to get freedom from British.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An honest and unflinching account of British rule to independence. Really informative and emotive experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating presentation of the story of the freedom struggle and the life of Gandhi. Madurai has a special place in the story as the place where Gandhi adopted minimalist clothing and led the dalits into the temple. Don't miss the quirky Govt museum next door.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum is ok if you have spare time. It is free for all visitors. There is nothing special in it except the last of clothes worn by Gandhiji containing blood stains on it. The whole museum is full of Photos only.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of locals visiting and a display of photos and text outlying the struggle for independence. A blood stained item of clothing from Gandis assassination is on display. I preferred the Gandi attractions in Delhi.

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Thank Phil T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take a walk down memory lane and learn addl details about Indian freedom struggle. Very educational and a great place for young kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Formerly a palace belonging to Rani Mangammal of Nayak dynasty, this building has now been converted in a museum exhibiting the life of Mahatma Gandhi and the Independence movement. The walls have pictorial displays, a wonderful educational tour for families. There are rooms with closed showcases displaying the personal items of Gandhi. Of particular significance is the room with a... More 

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