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The Gandhi Memorial Museum at Madurai was the first of its kind to be completed and it was inaugurated by Shri Jawaharlal Nehru on 15th April, 1959. The Museum serves to propagate the ideals of Gandhiji. Exhibitions, Seminors, Study Circle meetings, Group discussions, Summer Camps for students, Fine Arts training courses for children and classes on Yogasana and Naturopathy are organised periodically.  A Science Park has been put up for the benefit of school children.  Examinations for students on 'Gandhiji's life and Thought' are regularly conducted. 
Gandhi Memorial Museum conducts an Educational Programme for the students of the Colleges and High Schools of Madurai City.  They undergo a methodical one day study course of 7 hours duration, on the history of "Indian Freedom Movement" and on a brief study of "Gandhiji's life".  The courses are Class room study, Film and Slide shows and Museum Gallery tour.  A Class room is set up with Film Projection annexe for this purpose in the second floor of the Museum section.  The Educational programme is a regular activity of the Museum.   
The Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai is an autonomous Registered Society and is administered by a committee which includes Gandhian leaders, Educationalists, Social Workers and representatives form the State and the Central Governments.

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