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Anand Bhawan

The Abode of Happiness

Anand Bhawan, literally translating as 'The Abode of Happiness,' is the ancestral home of the Nehru family. Donated to the Indian government in 1970 by Indira Gandhi, it has been turned into a museum.

The exhibits in the two storied building seen through glass panels include personal items of Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and her sons Sanjay Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi. There is a room where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay during his visits. Another room to see is Jawarlal Nehru's room and study.

Working Hours : 9:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs, all days except Mondays.

There is a Jawahar planetarium built in 1979 in the compound.
Working Hours : 11:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs, all days except Mondays.

Updated on 23rd October, 2005
District: Allahabad
Location: Allahabad

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