Indira Gandhi Memorial
The building was turned into a museum and a commemoration spot on the remembering of Late Shrimati. Indira Gandhi after she was taken away from the Earth from the premises of this abode on the fateful day of 31st October 1984. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum presents the complete life history of Late Shrimati. Indira Gandhi. An assorted range of pictures from the personal and public life of the Nehru-Gandhi's families are showcased.
The photographs of Late Shrimati Indira Gandhi from childhood days until her very last photograph broadcasts her entire life in front of the visitant's eyes.
The museum division of the building is entirely barricaded with see-through glass fencing through which visitors can witness Late Shrimati Indira Gandhi's sitting room, dining-room and a few other rooms of her residence. The sari which she worn lastly before getting shot on the fateful day is kept on display with blood stains.
The total footpath where she last took the air, and the particular point where she was shot down and the spot where she fell under and turned motionless is fenced with a glass frame. The dried blood spots can be seen through the see-through glass, and it will still take the visitors to feeling of distress and disbelief.
The right side entrance-way of the museum showcases written works of Late Shrimati Indira Gandhi. Famous speeches delivered by the former Prime Minister can also be listened with the earphones fixed in the bushes of the house complex.
Quick FactsEstablishment of Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum: 1959
Location and Contact Details
No. 1, Safdarjung Road (South Delhi)
New Delhi - 110029
Distance from Indira Gandhi International Airport: 16 km
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat metro station (yellow line)
011 2301 1358
Timings: 9:30 AM to 4:45 PM (Mondays holiday)
Entry Fee: None
Camera Fee: None