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Gandhi Museum, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Madurai, the temple town in Tamilnadu state of India is also famous for landmarks of historic significance. This video shows the Gandhi Museum in Madurai town, dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Indian Nation. The building where the museum functions was once the famous Tamukkam Palace of Rani Mangammal of Naick dynasty built about 1670 A.D.

After the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, the Tamukkam palace with about 13 acres of land was gifted by the Tamilnadu State Government to the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi for erecting a memorial. This is a place of historical importance where you come across many valuable things associated with Mahatma Gandhi.

There is a picture gallery, which depicts the history of India’s freedom struggle. Various handicrafts made in different states are seen in this museum. You can also find some of the personal belongings of Mahatma Gandhi, which are preserved in this museum. It is worth visiting the place as it is connected with the history of India.