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November to March
10 AM - 1 PM & 2 PM - 5:45 PM
Sightseeing & Learning Experience
Free entry

Gandhi Memorial Museum

Gandhi Memorial Museum Madurai is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It was established in the year 1959 and inaugurated by the former Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. It was the regal palace of Rani Mangammal that was converted into Gandhi Museum. It is counted among India's 5 Gandhi museums. Gandhi Memorial Museum Madurai is known for its exhibition several items that are associated with Mahatma Gandhi. It also has a blood-stained piece of cloth which Mahatma Gandhi was wearing at the time of his assassination. Several paintings, photographs, letters and sculptures are also present at the museum. Gandhi Museum Madurai is easily accessible via road. Cab service and auto rickshaws are available across the city to reach the museum. Madurai Railway Station is at a distance of 4.5 km while Madurai International Airport is located at a distance of 12 km from the museum.
Navneeth Venkatesh
Visited the Gandhi MuseumThe second most popular spot in Madurai, Gandhi Museum being the only museum in South India dedicated to the freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi. Not only is this museum famous for the history lovers but also an yet another paradise for the photography lovers. I took a snapshot of the items like Gandhiji’s cloth worn during the assassination, a personalized letter to Adolf Hitler during World War 2.
Varun Suchday
End your day by paying homage to the Father of the Nation at the Gandhi Museum. Madurai inspired Gandhiji to wear khadi. The museum, built in 1959, visually retells Gandhiji's biography. The library in the museum has a rare collection of books by items belonging to Gandhiji. A special exhibition depicts the freedom struggle in 265 illustrations.Entry: FreeTimings: Open all days from 10am–1pm & 2pm–5:45pm