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Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

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See one of the world's most remarkable collections of antique and modern textiles at Calico Museum of Textiles. The museum details India's extensive heritage of textiles and handicrafts, displaying pieces ranging from those worn by Mughal and provincial rulers to labor-intensive Kashmiri shawls. Take in the absorbing information about techniques and see exhibits on ritual art, temple hangings, and fabrics for everyday use. Advance booking is required. To visit Calico Museum of Textiles on your holiday in Ahmedabad, and find out what else Ahmedabad has to offer, use our Ahmedabad.
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  • In the website prior booking is mentioned for group tours. Without a proper information, we, a family of 3 visited this place with a great expectation, being a great lover of textiles, but came back.....  more
    In the website prior booking is mentioned for group tours. Without a proper information, we, a family of 3 visited this place with a great expectation, being a great lover of textiles, but came back.....  more »
  • This is no doubt an extraordinary private collection, but a different pathway is needed for guiding visitors. Rather than rushing a large group through a huge number of exhibits with minimal... 
    This is no doubt an extraordinary private collection, but a different pathway is needed for guiding visitors. Rather than rushing a large group through a huge number of exhibits with minimal...  more »
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  • I'm a hobby fashion designer who loves texting and different kinds of fabric. This museum is a treasure of fabric where we can see all kinds of block prints embroidery and pure gold threads viewing pure silk fabrics. They kept so may old raja maharajas cloth which they preserved. Main thing is if u want to visit the place you shd book previously in website or u shd send a mail, mail ID provided in website, other wise they will not allow inside. It's like a fabric tour. You should reach before 10.30Am, after that not allowed. A guied will take u to a tour by explaining all kinds of fabric embroidery and the time in which they used.
  • The museum is amazing and worth to visit. Being a student of fashion or textile design one should definitely visit there and see the exquisite collection of ancient textiles and garments they have tried maintain over the years. I would personally prefer that book the visit early like before one or two weeks. Because it takes time to get confirmation mail in return and one more thing, Go to the museum only if you have got confirmation mail otherwise they'll not all

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