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#14 of 724 Places To Visit in Ahmedabad
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The Retreat, Opposite Underbridge, Shahibag, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380004, India‎
entry fee
No entry fee
All days of the week except Wednesday
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
visit duration
Around 2 hours

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Considered to be one of India’s finest ‘specialised’ destinations, the Calico Museum of Textiles Shahi Bagh was set up in 1949 by the Sarabhai family, the famous business family in Ahmedabad in the glorious setting of their old haveli to document the history of textiles in India. From gorgeous ancient cloth paintings to a stunning 17th century Mughal tent, this museum offers you a lot to explore! 

Dubbed as one of the finest textile museums in the whole world,  Calico Museum of Textiles Shahi Bagh is a must visit. You’ll be spellbound by the artifacts and Indian fabrics that the Calico Museum has up as exhibits. Owing to its foundation in 1949 with the aim of promoting Ahmedabad’s textile industry, it’s the face of the entire industry today.

Confirm your visit in advance as  Calico Museum of Textiles Shahi Bagh authorities allow just 20 visitors in one batch. Moreover, you can enter only 15 minutes before the commencement of the museum tour. Ahmedabad owes much of its popularity as the textile hub of India to Calico Museum, one of the most favoured tourist attraction in the city.

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aparna joshi
aparna joshi
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May 27 2018
Been trying to register ob the website but there is no " Registration" tab or any online form. Wasted an hour going through the website. How much does it take to add a simple tab called for tours: register h ...... read more
Junaid Shaikh
Junaid Shaikh
Great museum for textile lovers
Jun 29 2014
Calico museum is a superb collection of textile also we can see unique collection. Also it is a huge collection of old things. We have to book in advance to visit this place because they permitonly few people to visit per day. Also it is in the way o ...... read more