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Opening of New Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to mark birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
The New Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex will be open for public from October 2 – the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

"The New Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex which now includes the Garages Museum and Clock Tower in addition to the Stables Museum will open for the public from October 2, 2016," stated the official release.

According to the release, the Museum Complex will be open on all days from 0900 hrs to 1600 hrs except Mondays. Entry and exit for visitors will be through Gate No 30 on Mother Teresa Crescent Road. Furthermore, visits could be booked on-line at the website www.presidentofindia.nic.in.

The release added that the museum depicts the story of the planning and construction of Rashtrapati Bhavan; the British Viceroys who occupied the building till 1947; their reaction towards the freedom movement in the country; transfer of power; formation of the Republic; life and work of 13 Presidents of India since 1950; life in Rashtrapati Bhavan; beauty and environment of the campus, people working here and the important visitors to Rashtrapati Bhavan etc.

The museum also has an art gallery for holding temporary exhibitions from time to time, it is learned.

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