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Gandhi Memorial Museum, Tamil Nadu, India
Founded in 1959
Authority responsible : All India Gandhi Memorial Fund, New Delhi
Secretary: S Pandian
Aims: To preserve and enshrine Gandhi's message in its original form; to promote the studies, diffusion, research, propagation and understanding of Gandhi's life and message and his ideals of truth and non-violence, To display documents and records relating to Gandhi consisting of his photographs, cine-films, voice records, personal effects, relics and replicas, books and correspondence.
Content: Personalia on Mahatma Gandhi- visual biography of Gandhi and relics of Gandhi, Indian Freedom Movement, Khadi and Village Industries Exhibition replica of Gandhi hut, library of 20,000 volumes of books, collections of handicrafts.
Special activities: One day educational programme on Gandhian thought, Indian Freedom Movement: short term course for one week on peace science and Gandhian thought; seminars and special meetings.
Publications: Biography of Gandhi, Anbu Vazhi Nadantha Annal in Tamil; Indian freedom movement; guide book on Gandhi Museums; Color picture postcards.
Address:- Mahatma Gandhi Road
Tel. : 91-452- 5544 930 / 094430 37339 / 2531 060
Timing:- 10.30 h to 14.17.30 h.
For more details visit: http://www.gandhimmm.org/