Dandi Kutir Museum
About The Place: Dandi Kutir is India’s largest & only museum built on the life and teachings of one man – Mahatma Gandhi. It represents Gandhi’s powerful idea of people across lines of class, gender, age, and community asserting their common right to salt itself: A symbol to inspire a pluralistic society to march towards independence – Purna Swaraj.
A glimpse of Gandhi’s early life is beautifully portrayed with the help of audiovisuals. From his birth on 2nd October 1869 in Kathiawad to his childhood when he was a shy, remarkable and unique student. It also traces his marriage to Kasturba and his experiments with youth.
Dandi Kutir Museum, Gandhinagar is kept open for the general public from January 2015 by Archaeology and Museum office under the Sports, Youth & Cultural Activities Department, Government of Gujarat.
This museum is specially designed based on the biography of Mahatma Gandhi-the initiator of Disobedience and Nonviolence movements for Independence of India. This museum is designed with sophisticated technologies combining audio-video, 3-D visuals, 360-degree shows and the display is used to showcase varied knowledge.
This is the only museum depicting biography of the Father of the Nation – Mahatma Gandhi using sophisticated technology in the world.
How to get there
By Road: Gandhinagar’s main bus stand, Pathik Ashram, is just 3 kms away. Also, Ahmedabad is just 30 kms away from the museum.
By Train: Gandhinagar railway station is well connected with other major cities
By Air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport at Ahmedabad is the nearest airport with domestic & international connectivity.