Calico Museum of Textiles Tours
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This stunning museum in the heart of Gujarat is home to one of the most impressive collections of Indian textiles on earth. With a wide array of modern pieces, as well as a number dating back more than 500 years, the Calico Museum of Textiles is a must-
see attraction for visitors in search of a deeper understanding of one of India’s oldest traditions.
Tours take place twice during most days of the week and offer travelers an exclusive look at either the main galleries or the Sarabhai Foundation’s extensive collection of religious tapestries and textiles. While visitors say seeing the private collections and
residence is a truly unique experience, it’s best to book well in advance since spots are limited and fill up quickly.
The Calico Museum is located in the state of Gujarat in western India. Tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Photography is not allowed and museum does not admit children. It is accessible by foot or using a local rickshaw.
Address: The Retreat, Opposite Under Bridge, Gujarat, India
Hours: Entry restricted to 20 visitors (by prior appointment only) Closed on Wednesdays.
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Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Calico Museum of Textiles hours of operation?
Calico Museum of Textiles hours of operation: Entry restricted to 20 visitors (by prior appointment only) Closed on Wednesdays.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Calico Museum of Textiles?
The best ways to experience Calico Museum of Textiles are:
- Explore the Best of Ahmedabad by Car (Guided Full Day City Sightseeing Tour)
- Gujarat Textile tour
- Ahmedabad Dwarka Somnath Tour
- India's first world heritage city Ahmedabad morning walk tour
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