National Gandhi Museum
Welcome to a virtual tour of National Gandhi Museum, also known as Gandhi Memorial Museum (Gandhi Samarak Sangrahalaya). Gandhi Museum is very near to Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi where he was cremated on 31st January, 1948.
Address of National Gandhi Museum:Mahatma Gandhi road (MG road)
Opposite Rajghat, New Delhi-2
Phone: 011 2331 0168
E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Timings: 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Gandhi Literature Centre: (91) (011) 23310168
Prof. Aparna Basu (Chairman): +91-9811195954
Shri. A. Annamalai (Director / Secretary): +91-9910803676
Free for use of a still camera
Rs. 500 minimum for use of a video camera
Entry Fee: Free of cost
Closed on Mondays
How to ReachThe nearest metro station of Gandhi Museum is Udyog Bhawan. You can take a bus or auto from here and reach the museum which is just a kilometre away.
History of National Gandhi MuseumAfter the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse on 30th January, 1948, all his manuscripts, books, personal items, newspapers, photographs, audio-visual records were gradually collected.
Donations and Contributions are accepted which are entitled to tax exemption under Section 80G(5)(VI) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
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Library and Publications DivisionDid you know that the museum library houses 35,000 documents and books along with 2,000 periodicals in Hindi and English languages!
Time: 9.30 A.M.to 5.30 P.M.
Closed: Monday and Gazetted Holidays and 2nd Sunday of the month.
Special activities include film shows on Mahatma Gandhi and his contemporaries, exhibitions, seminars and conferences on myriad topics. There is a huge collection of books and documents on ''Freedom Movement in India (1757 to 1947)'' and Mahatma Gandhi, along with plethora of books in the ''General Section'' as well.
Library members can borrow two books at a time. Permission of the Director is required to delve deep into books kept in the Reference Section. Internet facility is available and copies of extracts from books can be requested.
Photo SectionThis section in Gandhi Museum comprises of rare photographs of Gandhi, his wife Kasturba and Freedom Movement of India.
Audio Visual SectionHere you can lay hands on a wonderful collection of CDs, DVDs, audio-visual tapes and films on Freedom Movement and Mahatma Gandhi. From patriotic songs in many different Indian languages to bhajans most liked by Gandhiji.
This museum boasts of a 75-seat auditorium. Saturdays and Sundays (4.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.) are reserved for free film shows for one and all.
Gandhi Literature Centre (Sales Service)Gandhi Literature centre is the sales section of the museum. For those who love to buy and take home something as a remembrance of their visit, this is the ideal place. There are framed photos, pens, key rings, audio and video CDs, related to Mahatma Gandhi.
Also, books published by Gandhi Peace Foundation, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Ramakrishna Mission, Children's Book Trust and many other India as well as foreign publications find mention in the catalogue here. There are special exhibitions in the months of February-March and October-November every year.