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Calico Museum of Textiles

| The Retreat, Opp. Underbridge, Ahmedabad 80004, India
+91 79 2286 8172
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| The Retreat, Opp. Underbridge, Ahmedabad 80004, India
+91 79 2286 8172
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only have time to cover one attraction in Ahmedabad, this museum should be it (over and above Gandhi's Ashram). It is a private museum and no fee is charged for a comprehensive guided tour by a knowledgeable in-house guide and a very close-up...More

Thank HMFLau
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It's for fabric lover. Nice and personal museum collection of textile art. It is advisable to book visit in advance and i recommend it only for fabric lover. Nice two hour visit is memorable.

Thank kvs05
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It is theoretically possible to combine the visit here with trips to attractions located near Subhas bridge (including Gandhi Ashram) and in the area before the airport. But I visited it after Hathee singh Jain temple, which is about 700-800 meters just in the direction...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Calico museum is very long and full of information. the total tour is about 3 hours, be prepared to go in, out, up, down, around and around. Every corner there seems to be more and more textiles. Look everywhere. Before going to the museum...More

1  Thank KTHudson1005
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We wish we could rate it more it more than 5 stars. We were amazed to see the collection of textiles and bronze artifacts that are as old as 200 to 1000 years old and worth billions of rupees These are well preserved, exhibited and...More

Thank VinodSajnani
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Amazing variety and collection of textiles and the story behind them - very insightful. A must visit for people if this is their interest area.

Thank 123MmJj123
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is the best museum of Ahmedabad, with best collection, and best tours. A must go, if you are a tourist in Ahmedabad

Thank Z5239TErobertd
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Absolutely DREADFUL female guide whose been there 25yrs is full of self importance and more interested in her portrayal of the stories on the fabrics than the visitors need to see them. We had to stand while she droned on then she failed to give...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Inside of beautiful old havelis that were the estate of a textile magnet, you can see stunning textiles and tapestries of every possible description. Upon his death the estate was turned into a museum for those you wish to experience these beautiful textiles. There is...More

1  Thank cjvagabond
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I am biased to this place because I love textiles. The museum houses the most beautiful collection of antique, handcrafted, intricate textile works. The works entail history of India and its trade routes. I have heard the the collections are as beautiful as the one's...More

Thank mehr_seth
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Aiswarya R
23 March 2017|
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Response from thc67 | Reviewed this property |
There is NO entrance fee :)
29 November 2015|
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Response from Sathya S | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the website, call the office number mentioned there and they will book your visit.