Anand Bhawan, located in the heart of the city is the ancestral home of the first Prime-Minister of India and the freedom fighter, Jawaharlal Nehru. The bhawan has also been home to Indira Gandhi, who was also known as the 'Iron Lady of India'. At present, this place has turned into a fine museum. Several momentous decisions and events related to the freedom struggle also took place inside this bhawan. The main building houses a museum, which showcases the memorabilia of the Nehru family.In 1970, Anand Bhawan was donated to Government of India by Indira Gandhi. However, this place was later converted into a museum on her behest. The exhibits inside the house highlight the events, which describes the participation of prestigious family in independence of India. The most beautiful parts of the museum are the bedroom of Nehru and his study.In addition, there is a room which is especially dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, well known as the father of the Indian Nation. He used to stay in this room during his visits to the city. Besides, there is a room which is dedicated to Indira Gandhi where all her belongings are housed. The drawing room of the museum houses the belongings of Moti Lal as well as of Jawaharlal Nehru.Another interesting section of the place is the study where tourists can glance through several bookshelves that are equipped with titles dedicated to Marx and Lenin. Outside the bhawan, there is an outhouse that houses a picture gallery. This gallery is entirely dedicated to the life of Jawaharlal Nehru.
Near Balson Chauraha, Allahabad - Faizabad Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211001, India