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The Partition Museum

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Amazing experience

You can spend as little as half an hour to as much as 5 hours exploring this museum. This is one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angad S
Must visit for history lovers

During my holidays in Amritsar, we had visited this beautiful museum which showcases the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaushik G
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The world's first Partition Museum is now open at the historic Town Hall building in Amritsar. The Partition of India was one of the most defining events in the nation's history. It was perhaps the largest migration in human history, with some 18...more
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Town Hall, Amritsar | 5 minute walk from Golden Temple, Amritsar 143001, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome museum, it really informative and has a great architecture style. One of the best museum in amritsar and located very close to harmandir sahib. I found the ticket a little expensive (250 INR) but its okay

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can spend as little as half an hour to as much as 5 hours exploring this museum. This is one of the best museums I have been to, comparable to the museums in Europe. Walking distance from Golden Temple.

Thank Angad S
Reviewed 1 week ago

During my holidays in Amritsar, we had visited this beautiful museum which showcases the history and many stories around the independence from British rule and the painful partition of our country. The museum is located inside the Town hall which is a massive structure built...More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located outside the harmandir sahib complex, this is an awesome museum dedicated to partition of India and Pakistan.... It has got a wide ranges of arts and paintings collections which are worth a watch...

Thank vikas9743
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never felt the pain of Punjab at Partition - we just read it or studied it. When we visited this museum (only 10 Rs entry fee) and spent around 3 hours, we could feel the pain and anguish owing to suffering. Other parts of...More

Thank Malay951
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of hours at The Partition Museum in Amritsar. Even knowing some of the history about Pakistan and India, I still found this museum full of information, artifacts and videos that illuminated this topic even more. A must see when in Amritsar!

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a citizen of India, but living far away from where the "partition" happened, I knew very little about the emotive and civil history beyond school text books. However, after this visit, I got a lot of local insights into what actually happened to people...More

Thank vidhis20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much worth visiting this museum to understand the importance of Amritsar during the partition India/Pakistan. Well organised, really rich in materials from the time (videos, voice records, interviews), nice set-ups. Really nice visit !!! Instructive and enlightening.

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located outside the Golden Temple, this is a museum made to display the paintings and artifacts of the people while partition of India... A great place to have knowledge regarding the partition times...

Thank VikasG68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Partition of India in1947 was a very painful experience for those who had to be uprooted from the place where their generations had lived . Many lives were lost due to killings and looting by hooligans . You must see this place to learn what...More

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Nominal RS. 10 to 20
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The first floor is accessible through a lift which is normally used for exiting the museum. The staff is very courteous and helpful and if requested I am sure they would allow a reverse entry to the first floor thoough the... More
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