Learn History and Technology from Museums in Gujarat

Various museums in Gujarat are Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Calico Museum of Textiles , Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, Gandhi Museum , Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya

Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery

Baroda Museum Located in the Sayaji Bagh the popular place in Borada.
The museum consist of various collection which belonged to the Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad an Indian rulers during the Raj who often use to collected all kinds of European art and Photo.

Mostly being the personal collection of the maharaja in museum. European paintings during the earlier periods, Greek and Roman sculpture. There are collection Asian items from Burma, Sri Lanka, China, Japan and Cambodia made of ivory, wood, bronze and pottery.

There are also painting from Rajasthan school, a Ragamala series and family portraits.

Detail Address

Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery
Sayaji Park Vadodara


10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Closed on Mondays and government holidays

Calico Museum of Textiles

The Calico Museum of Textiles Established in 1948, is one of India's best museums. It has enournomous collection of textiles and further more enhanced by a paintings on cloth. The museum is covered in two buildings both has some different theam of representation. One displaying textiles of religious advantage and in the other building traditional court fabrics, tents, costumes and carpets.

Calico Museum of Textiles:

Timings: 10.15 am to .12.30 pm 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

Closed on Wednesdays and government holidays.

Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

The Laxmi Vilas Palace was once the residence of the Gaekwad family who has rich collection of treasures.

Painting of Indian and European style during the 19th and 20th century.

Detail Address of Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

Laxmi Vilas Palace Compound,
Jawaharlal Nehru Marg,


9.00 am to 12.00 noon 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Closed Mondays and government holidays.

Gandhi Museum

A collection of interesting photographs related to the life of Mahatma Gandhi are presentated at the Gandhi Museum. Also displayed are documents, letters, audio and video material including a voice library, lecture records, microfilms

Detail Address

Gandhi Smriti


Winter : 8.30 am to 12.00 noon 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Closed Mondays and government holidays.

Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya

The Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya established in 1951 is run by a public trust.
The museum's new premises were built in 1963. The museum's main objective was to house the personal memorabilia of Mahatma Gandhi.
Consequently the exhibits on view depict the vivid and historic events of Gandhiji's life.

There are books, manuscripts and photostat copies of his correspondence, photographs of Gandhiji with his wife Kasturba and other ashram associates,
life size oil paintings and actual relics like his writing desk and spinning wheel.

Detail Address

Harijan Ashram

Winter: 8.30 am to 12.00 noon 2.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Open on all days


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