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Anand Bhawan Museum

 

Located about 3.5kms from Allahabad Railway Station, Anand Bhavan was the ancestral home of Jawaharlal Nehru. It was constructed by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru to serve as the residence of the Nehru family. Indira Gandhi, the granddaughter of Motilal Nehru and daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, donated Anand Bhawan to the Indian government in the year 1970 that was later converted into a museum on her behest. 

The main building houses the museum that displays the memorabilia of the Nehru family. The most interesting part of the museum is Nehru's bedroom and study. There is a room specially dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, father of the Indian Nation, where he used to stay during his visits. There is a room dedicated to Indira Gandhi as well that houses many of her belongings. Open: 9:30 am to 05:00 pm. except Mondays.

Jawahar Planetarium, the famous planetarium is situated here, which has been striving to inculcate scientific temper among masses through its sky shows on astronomy and science.


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