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About Calico Textile Museum

Established in 1949 by the Sarabhai Foundation, Calico Textile Museum in Ahmedabad is one of its kinds in the world. The museum showcases textile clothes used by the Mughals and several other types manufactured during the 19th century. The museum displays paintings, temple hangings, sculptures and religious textiles, and much more. Founded by Ms. Gira Sarabhai, the Calico Museum of Textiles in Ahmedabad is one of the finest museums of the world. The museum is located in the vicinity of Shahibaugh Palace. It is surrounded by lush green gardens and fountains providing an enchanting view. The museum contains a wide array of clothing, ranging from religious clothes to the ones worn in the royal courtrooms including mirrors, sequins, beads, silk threads, etc. It also contains furniture and different kinds of crafts collected from various parts of the country. The Calico museum of textiles is worth a visit.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family, Couple
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera

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