A memorial constructed in the beloved remembrance of Dr. B R Ambedkar, the Ambedkar National Memorial in new Delhi is a book shaped museum, displaying exhibits depicting the life of Baba Saheb and his journey in establishing the constitution of the independent India.
Timing: 12 pm to 8 pm (Monday closed)
Location: 26, Alipur Road, Civil Lines near Vidhan Sabha, New Delhi
Entry Fees: Free
Located in New Delhi, the place where our beloved Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar breathed his last breath is known as Mahaparinirvana Bhoomi where a memorial has been established in his memory to spread information about the first Law Minister of independent India. Skillfully designed and constructed to look like an open book of the constitution, the B R Ambedkar Memorial Museumis spread in an area of 2 acres of land and is one of the famous tourist attractions in New Delhi.
The museum building is a confluence of contemporary and Buddhist architecture with elements such as musical fountains, a model of the Ashok Pillar at Sarnath, and a 12-foot-high bronze statue being some of the highlights of it. The first floor of the two-storied building exhibits some high-quality displays that depict Babasaheb’s life vividly through several photographs, paintings, artifacts, documents, and huge display boards leading up to the ceiling. The lower level of the museum comprises an exhibition gallery where exhibits have been exemplified about the days spent by Dr. Ambedkar in the premises along with his last days and journey to becoming the first Law Minister of independent India and laying the foundation of India’s Constitution. This beautiful, unique, and interactive museum is full of insight about Baba Saheb and Indian Constitution which is nothing less than a delight for the constitution enthusiasts or students studying law. The museum also consists of a meditation hall that has a Marble statue of Mahatma Buddha, the stone for which has been imported from Vietnam along with several paintings that adds an artistic and serene touch to the environment. The memorial is worth a visit, both in terms of the vision of modernism and the distillation of history.