Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, New Delhi

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The former residence of India's iconic prime minister, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum features many rooms kept in their original state and featuring a vast collection of photographs documenting the Nationalist Movement and personal moments of the Nehru-Gandhi family. See the original blood-stained sari that Gandhi wore when she was assassinated in 1984. You can also stroll around the manicured garden, enclosed by a crystal pathway that marks Gandhi's final steps. Our New Delhi road trip planning site makes visiting Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum and other New Delhi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This was the residence of Indira Gandhi which was later converted to a museum dedicated to her life. The museum is very clean and well maintained. There are many personal belongings, articles and...  more »
  • When the weather became salubrious after a downpour, I headed to the Memorial Museum for a dose of history. I wasn't just enlightened but also ignited. The now Museum was once the residence of the...  more »
  • It was the residence of late Prime Minster Indira Gandhi which is now a museum. Her photographs from childhood are set on the walls, newspaper articles, etc. Articles gifted from other countries are showcased. Dinning Room, Library, Drawing Room , Puja Rooms with daily use items are preserved. Better to know little bit about her prior to visit which help you to correlate and make it interesting. Very well preserved history of India, one can feel the essence of the Iron Lady Indira Gandhi in every corner, well maintained museum with proper signage.
  • It is a well managed museum, not the best though considering how limited information provided and some of the writings were difficult to read. Considering I went to Dr. Ambedkar's memorial and they have good audio guide + a clear timeline that helped visitors to understand his works in accordance to the period of time. It would be even better if they did the same thing in this museum. The museum is free and the area surrounding the museum is just lovely.

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