Founded in 1960
Authority responsible: Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya Samiti
Aims: To promote and propagate the life, work and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation, through visual arts, photographs, paintings, manuscripts and display of his worldly possessions (relics). Also to set up memorial pillars, tablets and establish a few museums and libraries in different parts of India.
Content: The museum section contains huge picture galleries depicting Gandhi's life, work and ideals in photographs, artworks, paintings and his relics. Also a well-maintained specialized library having nearly 40,000 books, magazines, his correspondence, books on world peace and religions.
Special activities: Film shows on Gandhi and his contemporaries, occasional special exhibitions, seminars, conferences on various topics.
Publications: Small pamphlets about the Museum and Library.
Address: Rajghat, New Delhi- 110002
Telephone: + 91-11-3310168
Director:+ 91-11-331 1793
Fax: + 91-11-3311793
Time: Opening Hours: 9.30-17.30 hours (except Monday and gazetted holidays)
Information about the Museum, its Galleries and Displays.
Galleries : 09.30 A.M. to 05.30 P.M. Mondays closed.
Library : 10.00 A.M. to 05.00 P.M. closed on Mondays, Gaz. Holidays & 2nd Sunday of the Month.