Mani Bhawan Mahatma
Gandhi Museum (Mumbai)
A memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, who stayed at these premises a number of times between 1917 and 1934. It contains a collection of books on and by the Mahatama. A pictorial gallery captures the moments and events of his life. Timings: 9.30 a.m. 6 p.m.
The home of the diamond merchant and the Indian National Congress supporter Revashankar Jhaveri has been turned into a museum. It is the house where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his frequent visits to Mumbai between 1917 and 1934.
Gandhi's room and belongings including his books, his trademark 'Charkha' (spinning wheel) and 'Charpoy' (rope bed) are displayed here. It is place, where Gandhi first learned how to use the spinning wheel.
There is also a library of Gandhian literature and books read by Gandhi, which includes lots of Tolstoy and Shakespeare and a well-thumbed copy of 'Les Miserables'.