Gandhi Memorial Museum

Gandhi Memorial Museum

Gandhi Memorial Museum - History


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Gandhi Memorial Museum, laid out in 1959, is a remembrance gallery for Mahatma Gandhi situated in the city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. Known as Gandhi Museum, it is presently one of the five Gandhi Sanghralayas (Gandhi Museums) in the country. It incorporates a piece of the blood-stained piece of clothing worn by Gandhi when he was killed by Nathuram Godse.

Years after the death of Mahatma Gandhi, in 1948 an allure was made to the residents of India cross country to assemble remembrances for him. With the assistance of commitments from poor and rich residents of India, a trust was laid out for this purpose, the Mahatma Gandhi National Memorial Trust. This historical center was initiated by the previous Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on 15 April 1959. Gandhi Memorial Museum in Madurai goes under the Peace Museums Worldwide chose by the United Nations Organization (UNO). The castle of Rani Mangammal was remodeled and changed over into the museum.It is close to the Madurai Collector Office.

 

The historical center has a unique letter composed actually by Gandhiji to Narayanan Satsangi of Devakottai. A celebratory message sent by Gandhiji to political dissident and writer Subramania Bharati is likewise saved in this exhibition hall. One more intriguing letter is the one composed by the Mahatma gandhi to Adolf Hitler tending to him as "Dear Friend".

An extraordinary show on "India Fights for Freedom" with 265 delineations portrays the historical backdrop of the Freedom Movement.

Situated in a peaceful spot, this remembrance of Gandhi contains a "Visual Biography of Bapuji" containing photographs, canvases, models, compositions, citations and chose duplicates of his letters and renderings. This part contains 124 intriguing photos portraying different periods of Gandhi from his life as a youngster days until being taken to the crematorium. The photos showed here are painstakingly chosen causing watchers to recall the significance of a public chief, who carried on with his life as an illustration to all.

This segment contains 14 unique curios utilized by Gandhi. There is a blood smudged fabric utilized by Gandhi upon the arrival of his death, despite the fact that it is likewise said that this is just a copy and not the first. It is rationed inside a vacuum glass box, causing watchers to recollect the significance of that day throughout the entire existence of India..

Address

Collector Office Rd, Tamukkam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020

Hours

10 AM - 1 PM & 2 PM - 5 PM

Phone

0452 253 1060


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