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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

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Address: 19 Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum Laburnam Rd | Gamdevi, Mumbai (Bombay) 400007, India
Phone Number:
+91 22 2380 5864
Today
10:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Mahatma Gandhi once lived in this simple, two-story building, which is now...

Mahatma Gandhi once lived in this simple, two-story building, which is now a museum, library and research center depicting Gandhi's life and struggles for Indian freedom through peaceful means.

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A museum with difference and peace

I asked taxi driver to take me for some sight seeing and he took me here. I think I have seen lot of museums but unlike all this is little different with stairs and rooms with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kanpur, India
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Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Students of history must visit & pass much time in knowing rare to get information about Mahatma Gandhi.

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I asked taxi driver to take me for some sight seeing and he took me here. I think I have seen lot of museums but unlike all this is little different with stairs and rooms with straits from Gandhi ji life. It is a place with peaceful feeling.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The quotations and letters from Gandhi to Hitler and Roosevelt, as well as a letter from Einstein to Gandhi were interesting. We did not have time to get to the higher floors. Try to avoid days when cruise ships are in port, as this small museum can become chocked easily.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Almost spiritual experience. Incredible human being. See his letter to Hitler begging him to step back from war.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a wonderful place and always makes me emotional when I visit. (2nd time in three years). My Daughter and Son felt the same. You cannot visit Mumbai without visiting Mani Bhavan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This great man was on a mission for peace and love in the world. Here, you will see a letter that he wrote to Hitler, as well as proof of countless acts of sacrifice, giving, and selflessness. A humble man of intense prayer who lived for many years sharing a humble home. Go and see this !!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you look past the faded pictures on the walls, the dusty artifacts and dioramas, you'll find that this place is worth the visit. The letters written by world leaders paying homage to Gandhi coupled with a few of his quotes interspersed throughout the museum are inspirational. I think this place has seen better days and could use a renovation.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A ship's tour in Mumbai -----time is always an issue because the organisers try to fit too much in! Plus the traffic! I know a little bit about Gandhi having watched the Ben Kingsley film. Entering the extremely crowded museum, I was determined to find out more! One floor had many photos with newspaper-extracts/annotations. On the next floor there were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place again after some 8 years and it is well maintained although it runs on donations. Our kids really enjoyed the pictorial learning that is portrayed through Gandhi's life. Very enlightening indeed. The place becomes quite busy though!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was where Gandhi studied and his library is here. Also there are many photographs, sculptures, and even Gandhi's spinning wheel in the room where he used it. Always more to learn about his life and beliefs.

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