Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

Calico Museum of Textiles | One of the best places to visit in Ahmedabad

LocationShahibag, Ahmedabad (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsNo Entry Fees. The museum is closed on Wednesday. The museum is open is from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Place TypeArt Galleries & Museum, Museum and Gallery
Place visit withFriends, Solo, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJuly, August, September

About Calico Museum of Textiles

The Calico Museum of Textiles is located in the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat in western India. The museum was established in 1949 by enterprising siblings Gautam Sarabhai and Gira Sarabhai. Textiles intended to consolidate the vast textile heritage include the court garments used by the Mughal and provincial rulers And the museum is managed by Sarabhai Foundation.

Interesting facts about Calico Museum of Textiles

  1. There is also a Textile Tech Gallery and a Library. The museum is open for all days of the week except Wednesdays from 10:15 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm.
  2. The relative humidity inside the museum is also controlled and the lights are dimmed between visiting hours to prolong the life of the clothing.
  3. The main textile gallery of the museum can only be visited on a morning tour (up to 20 people), which lasts two hours. The afternoon tour is dedicated to the Sarabhai Foundation's collection of religious art, which explores depictions of Indian gods, including textile galleries.
  4. Winter and spring months are considered to be the best time to visit this museum as the temperature here is pleasant and extremely comfortable to visit.

How to reach Calico Museum of Textiles

By Air:- International Airport is located 5 to 6 km away from Calico Museum of Textiles. This distance can be covered by taxi or public transport.

By Rail:- Ahmedabad Railway Station is about 5 to 6.5 km from the museum which will be around 12 to 20 minutes drive and half an hour bus ride.

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Calico Museum of Textiles FAQs:

𝒜. Calico Museum was built by Gautam Sarabhai and his sister Gira Sarabhai.

𝒜. Calico Museum was established in the year 1949.

𝒜. The museum was inaugurated by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

𝒜. The museum is managed by the Sarabhai Foundation.

𝒜. Calico Museum is located in the Shahibagh area of ​​Ahmedabad where you can visit with your family and friends.

𝒜. It is located at Shahibag, Ahmedabad.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Calico Museum of Textiles: No Entry Fees. The museum is closed on Wednesday. The museum is open is from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm..

𝒜. You should visit Calico Museum of Textiles during July, August, September months for best experience.

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