Gandhi smriti is a museum that dedicated to bapu the father of nation ” mahatma Gandhi” It is the Place where he spend his last 144 days of his life and ironically breathed his last on 30th January, 1948, located at Tees January Marg New Delhi. Earlier it was it was the house of the Birlas. There is a huge pillar on the entrance of the Gandhi Smriti that has two religious symbols; a swastika and Om. Taking a few steps back into its history would tell us that it got acquired by the Indian government in 1971 and later was converted into a museum. It took a couple of years before it was opened to public on 15th August, 1973. Its also know as Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum.
Gandhi Smriti has a great collection of rare photographs, paintings, sculptures, reliefs and inscriptions that beautifully depict the time he spent here. The management here has also preserved the rooms where Gandhi used to live and the prayer ground where he used to conduct an evening mass congregation. Then there is a Martyr’s Column which stands at the same spot where he was assassinated. With so much to explore and know here, you would definitely want to include this place in your list of attractions in Delhi.
Entry fee : No Entry Fee
Gandhi Smriti timings : All days of the week except Monday 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Visit duration : 1 to 2 hours