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Gandhi Museum - Madurai

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Address: Madurai, India
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Came to know at this museum that Madurai was the place where Gandhiji adopted the loin-cloth. In fact, this place is full of interesting information related to dozens of persons... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
New Delhi, India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

After school, I visited the museum after so many years...I was so happy to see that it was beautifully maintained and there was a wealth of knowledge to be learnt inside!

Thank Lakshmilavanya
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Came to know at this museum that Madurai was the place where Gandhiji adopted the loin-cloth. In fact, this place is full of interesting information related to dozens of persons involved n the freedom movement. You may like to spend more than an hour here. Take photos liberally to re-read the stuff later. Rather a surprising place to find in... More 

Thank OhetukTraveller
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

If one wants to know more about MK Gandhi, then Gandhi musem is a place to visit, it iscertainly worth a visit

Thank Sundar M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We're so glad we went to see this museum and learn about India's struggle for independence. At school in the UK we are not taught about this dark period and the uncomfortable truths about the British. I really had no idea what went on. We went on to buy a biography from the little shop there. It's in a goregous... More 

Thank TravelLondoner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It is historical place and you get insight of our freedom struggle and is seeped in history of Independence of our country. Gandhiji memories come alive here. A must watch for the way it is maintained .

Thank Ajay S
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when in Madurai. A chronological history of the Ghandi movement & the founding of modern India. It's not air conditioned - but high ceilings & fans allow a smooth flow of air. Very educational!

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Free museum, very informative about the fight for freedom of India from Britain. Tells the story of Gandhi's life. Very hot inside make sure you take plenty of water with you.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

If you are interested to know the past picture by pictures, this is the place for you where you will get to know how we have got our Country back. It has lot of things which Gandhi Ji used.

Thank adityayogita
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This museum is actually a palace built by nayak dynasty/Rani mangammal during 17th century....a sad truth is that, this history forgotten in the name of Gandhi memorial...this museum should be relocated and this palace should regain its name....this view, is nothing related to mahathma Gandhi..

Thank moralinbala
Madurai, India
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lot of times I visited Gandhi Museum, very pleasant campus. with good atmosphere within the city premises. Transportation to Museum is easily available from anywhere from city.

Thank americanraja90

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