Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti, New Delhi

Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi

Gandhi Smriti

Located at Rajghat (Delhi), Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti was formed in September 1984 by the merger of Gandhi Darshan at Rajghat and Gandhi Smriti.

The main attraction: Gandhi Smriti is one of the biggest museums of Gandhi and has a library where around 60,000 books are kept and has bookshops selling books of Gandhi. There are around 6000 original photos of Gandhi preserved here.

The house treasures many memories of the last 144 days of Gandhi's life. The exhibition on the Mahatma, the room he lived in and the prayer ground where he fell a martyr with God's name on his lips attract a large number of visitors daily.

Gandhi Darshan, New Delhi

Gandhi Darshan Samiti

Gandhi Darshan is situated close to the Gandhi Samadhi at Rajghat on 36 acres of land. It offers a comprehensive exhibition on Gandhi spread out in four pavilions, a film auditorium, conference facilities for national and international camps, a children's corner and a library.

How to get there: Delhi being the capital of India is well connected by air and rail with the rest of the country.

Best time to visit: October to March

Address: Gandhi Smriti, 5 Tees January Marg, New Delhi 110 011, India.

Telephone: +91-11-2301 2843 / 1480

Address: Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, Gandhi Darshan, New Delhi 110 002, India

Telephone: +91-11-2339 2709-10 | Email:

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