The Vande Mataram Memorial is a humble and yet the most ambitious offering of the Ashapura Group to the nation. The Memorial is a non-profit institution that seeks to immortalize the most momentous episodes in India's freedom struggle from the revolt of 1857 right up to the country's Independence in 1947.
The museum complex is situated near Bhuj in Kutch, Gujarat. over 12 acres of land; the primary structure of the museum admeasuring over 100,000 square feet is modelled on the likeness of the "Sansad Bhavan" (the Indian Parliament Building) and was constructed over 4 years with a mélange of inputs from prominent historians, architects, sculptors and artists. A secondary structure of 50,000 sq.ft modelled on the Agra Fort, contains a special gallery of freedom fighters from Gujarat, an Auditorium, a library and a food court. This is a one-of-its-kind sui generis monument in the world.
Vande Mataram Memorial
The Vande Mataram Memorial highlights the significant events in our freedom struggle. The memorial immortalizes 17 crucial episodes of India’s freedom struggle with the technology of 4D projections. It takes 90 minutes to visit the complete museum.
Hiralaxmi Craft Park
A vision to restore, preserve and promote the arts of Kutch and making them accessible to people. The Park is bridge between the artisans & buyers; the response from them is overwhelming.
The yellow fort is the replica of the Red Fort in Delhi, which includes the Gandhi Ashram (Selfie Point), Gujarat freedom fighter gallery.
A huge Idol of Mahatma Gandhi is placed in the Park in a meditating look with charkha at the back.
Vintage Car Selfie Point
An old Vintage car has been put in the park with Gandhiji seating in it, a perfect selfie point for all generations.
A huge Idols are put in the park with Gandhiji and his followers following him
A symbol of peace with birds flying on it
It’s a replica of Mughal Garden which is located in Delhi
A multi-functional Auditorium Hall, with seating partially surrounding the stage, is ideally suited to conferences, concerts and cultural activities. Perfect for hosting events of a varying scale; concerts, private functions with seating for 110 viewers.
A fine dining restaurant that takes you back to the ancient era. With interiors set to impress and a cuisine, this venue is fit for Royalty, which works out to 80 seats.
Bharat Mata Idol
One of India’s largest Idol of 30 Ft and weighing more than 30 tons is placed in the centre of the Memorial.
Vande Mataram museum takes the visitor through the journey of independence. The experience and story is relived during the whole tour in museum, depicated through episodes of the Indian independence.
Arrival of Britishers
Arrival of the British and the establishment of British East India Company was the outcome of the Portuguese traders who earn enormous profit by selling their merchandise in india.
This magnificient painting, a masterpiece from the Jahangir Nama, is a brilliant depiction of a fully orchestrated Mughal Darbar (kings court)
The First War of Independence! It was the first rebellion against the East India Company which took the massive form.
Emergence of Gandhi- Pretoria train incident
The emergence of Gandhi played a pivotal role in the history of Indian Nationalism. Since from this began the independence revolution against the Britishers.
The Partition of Bengal was a truly defining event in the history of Bengal.
Jallianwala Baug Massacre
One of the worst political crimes of the twentieth century was committed in Punjab during 1919, that became a turning point in India’s struggle for freedom.
The Bardoli (Surat, Gujarat) move ment was a no-tax movement. The Bardoli satyagraha of the peasants was the child of the non-coop eration movement started by Gandhiji.
Simon Go Back
Routine scholarship sometimes fails to capture the thrill of critical moments. The “Simon Go Back” agitation of 1928 is a case in point. It was the first all-India struggle after the non-cooperation movement.
8 April 1929, is when Bhagat Singh marched into the Parliament with Batukeshwar Dutt, bombed the assembly in session and yelled the infamous words " Inquilab Zindabad", in hopes of earning the freedom that India would get, 18 years later.
Round Table Conference
The three Round Table Conferences of 1930–32 were a series of conferences organized by the British Government to discuss constitutional reforms in India.
Salt March, also called Dandi March or Salt Satyagraha, major nonviolent protest action in India led by Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi in March–April 1930 was the spark that ignited the flames of the Freedom Movement.
Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh
On 23rd March 1931, India witnessed the sacrifice of three of its most influential and popular revolutionaries. As we pay homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on their 84th martyrdom anniversary on this day.
Quit India Movement
Gandhi moved people by proclaiming “every Indian who desires freedom and strives for it, must be his own guide ..”. “Let every Indian consider himself to be a free man”, Gandhi declared in his fiery “Do or Die” speech, the day the Quit India Movement was declared.
Azad Hind Sena
The Azad Hind Fauj, with the slogan of 'Delhi Chalo' and the salutation Jai Hind was a source of inspiration to Indians, inside and outside the country.
Transfer of Power
The transfer of power in 1947 was only the final stage of a continuing historical process, of the whole independence journey.
On 15 August India celebrates its independence day by paying tribute to all the national heroes for their sacrifice..
Facade show is grand show with full of lights and sound effects with the help of high technology projectors. Its 12 minutes of an open air show after sunset.