Sardar Patel Museum

Sardar Patel Museum
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General

      This National Museum is housed in the Moti Shahi Mahal in the Shahibaug area. It was constructed between 1618 and 1622 for the Shah Jahan. The building was later used as a British cantonment to house the senior officials. In 1878, the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore stayed here when he was only seventeen years old and this building served as an inspiration behind his story The Hungry Stones. After the Indian independence, from 1960 to 1978, this palace became the Raj Bhavan, official residence of the Governor of Gujarat In the year 1978, the building was transformed into a national memorial dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Now the museum has been further enhanced with the latest technological interventions, for a more interactive experience
 

             The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel museum was set up in the year 1978 by Shri Babubhai Jasbhai Patel, the then Hon. Chief Minister. The museum was later enhanced in 2013 with the inclusion of interactive exhibits, under the guidance of Shri. Dinsha Patel and other members of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Society. Shri RS Patel with his vision and leadership significantly contributed to transforming it into a museum of international standards.Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon. Prime Minister of India,H.E. Dr. Kamala Beniwal, Governor of Gujarat and Shri Narendra Modi, Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat inaugurated the museum on 29th October, 2013.The museum showcases artefacts and the belongings of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and also includes two multimedia halls that shed light on various aspects of Sardar’s life and work with interactive and experiential exhibits. The museum carries information in 3 languages – Hindi, Gujarati and English for the aid of the visitors. Best attraction of the museum is the 3D sound, light and lasers show, permanent set up, is a unique experience, first of its kind in India that takes you back in time and narrates the story of our motherland, India. The story outlines the Vedic period, the Mughal era, the British domination, the freedom struggle and the birth of free India. The show is a salutation to all our freedom fighters and martyrs. The show is a blend of the latest in technology with 3D building mapping projection techniques, lazer projection, sound and light effects and a voice narrative.

      
Location:     
 Housed in the Moti Shahi Mahal in the Shahibaug area
      

 Visiting Hours & Fees

• Museum Timing

    9:30AM To 5:00PM (Monday Holiday)

Fees :

  Adult Rs. 20/- Child Rs. 10/- (Less than 5 years free)

• 3D Show Timing

  7:00PM To 7:45PM | (Sat & Sun only)

Fees :

  Adult Rs.30 | ChildRs. 10

Note :Get 20% discount on institutional/group bookings for 15 or more persons.

Interesting facts

3D Show

  • The 3D sound, light and lasers show, permanent set up, is a unique experience, first of its kind in India that takes you back in time and narrates the story of our motherland, India. The story outlines the Vedic period, the Mughal era, the British domination, the freedom struggle and the birth of free India.
  • The show is a salutation to all our freedom fighters and martyrs. The show is a blend of the latest in technology with 3D building mapping projection techniques, laser projection, sound and light effects and a voice narrative.

Mughal Garden

           Beautiful landscaping and garden in huge area with verities of colourful fountain in the Moti Shahi Mahal premises dotted by peacock and monkeys around the trees. The beautiful children park under the dense trees is also created within the garden area.

  Museum

  • This building is known as the Motishahi Mahal, it was built by Shah Jahan in 1622. The building was later used as a British cantonment to house the senior officials. In free India it was designated as the residence of the Governor. In the year 1978, the building was transformed into a national memorial dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  • Now the museum has been further enhanced with the latest technological interventions, for a more interactive experience.

Multimedia 1 (MM1) :

This multimedia hall is a state-of-the-art experience Center that details the life and work of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The interactive exhibits in this hall include:

• Gesture wall

• Wall projections

• A short film on the Iron man of India

(The film is played in 3 languages simultaneously; eachvisitor may select their language of choice with theirheadset as per instructions)

 

Multimedia 2 (MM2) :

This multimedia hall is state-of-the-art experience center that share information about SardarVallabhbhai Patel interactively.

The interactive exhibits in this hall include:

 • Mural with LCD displays

 • Archived newspaper

 • Tribute messages

 • Timeline sliding LCD

 • Jail zone

 • Interactive Charkha

 • Speeches of Sardar

 • Multi-touch table

 • Interactive Quiz

 • Feedback zone

 

How to get there

By road: Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road. Prominent bus stops are located at Gitamandir near Kalupur Railway Station and Paldi. Regular bus services are available by Gujarat state transport buses and private operators to all the major destinations of the state.

By rail: The main railway station is located in Kalupur area. This station falls under the prominent national railway circuit and is connected to all major cities of India. If you are on the western side of the Sabarmati river, then you can go to the Gandhigram station near Ashram road to buy your railway tickets easily.

By air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport at Ahmedabad is an international airport with direct flights to USA, UK, Singapore, Dubai and other international hubs. Numerous domestic flights are also operational from here.

No virtual tour available.