Vivekananda House, Chennai

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Vivekananda House, Chennai - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Kamaraj Salai (Marina beach road), Neelam Basha Dargapuram, Near Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005

Phone: +044-28446188

Ticket Price: 20 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 07:15 pm Details

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A Chennai attraction dedicated to the Indian Hindu monk, Swami Vivekananda, the Vivekananda House, holds high significance given its crucial role in the Ramakrishna Movement in South India. It is one of the most important attractions in Chennai, given the fact the Swami Vivekananda stayed here for 9 days during the movement, in the year 1897. Today what you get to see here is an interesting collection of Swamiji’s Life. This is a permanent collection along with some pieces hinting at the Indian culture too.

Vivekananda House Information

  • Provision for the elevator for the disabled and elderly free of charge.
  • No food service but restrooms are available.

Vivekananda House Ticket Prices

  • Given price is for adults.
  • Children from 3-12 years: INR 10
  • Group ticket for school students: INR 5

Vivekananda House Opening and Closing Hours

  • On Sundays and Special days half an hour extension for visitors.

How To reach Vivekananda House by Public Transport

  • Vivekananda House bus station
  • Ice House Bus Station
  • Lady Wellington High School Bus Station

Restaurants Near Vivekananda House

  • Dakshin (South Indian cuisine/approx. Rs. 3000 for two).
  • Burgundy’s (Indian, Oriental, Italian and Continental/ Rs. 2,200 for two).
  • Annalakshmi (South Indian, North Indian/ Rs. 800 for two).

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  • An amazing place to spend specially in the evening. It was actually a ICE house converted to museum just opposite to Marina beach. You can literally see entire life work of Swami Vivekananda through picture gallery. There is also a Meditation room which I liked. I found some people meditating. Also you can enjoy a 3D show showing some life lesson and Chicago lecturer of Swamiji. Outside you will find a book shop with spiritual collections and some photos as well. It's outside yard is a nice place to sit in evening cool breeze. Have a great time.

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  • Very good collection in the museum! The library in the next building also has good books. The 3D movie and the story wins the deal. Must visit place with family, friends or kids.

  • Amazing exhibition on Indian heritage, culture and history. two short films are amazing and thought provoking. Swamy Vivekananda s life in pictures are great.must visit place when you get to Marina beach.

  • Vivekananda house is a must visit place in chennai. The bullying was originally used to store ice by the British. Swami Vivekananda lived here for nine days and now it is maintained by the ramakrishna ashram trust . You will surely be astonished at the great life swami Vivekananda lead, and it is beautifully depicted in various photographs. There is also a 3d show. Must visit to know about swami Vivekanandas life and to get a clear idea of Hinduism.

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  • Good place for those interested about swamiji..huge collection of pictures of his life events are well arranged.. 3D show and dark meditation room are best.. The book stall out side the house keeps very good books..

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