The historic Tamukkam Palace, which belonged to Rani Mangammal of Nayak Dynasty, houses Gandhi Museum. The museum showcases the freedom struggle and its galleries include ‘Visual Biography of Mahatma Gandhi’, ‘India Fights for Freedom’ and ‘Relics and Replicas’. It also includes the Mahatma Gandhi’s bloodstained dhoti, which he was wearing at the time of his death. The Khadi Bhavan has stalls selling village and handloom products and a bookstore which stocks books on spiritual and natural health.
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With a well-stocked library, Gandhi Museum is an excellent place for academic research. A unique collection of letters and stamps are preserved in the museum. It also has an open-air theatre.
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