One of the prime attractions of Bhavnagar, Gandhi Smriti is a memorial that honors the life and service of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Standing proud by the clock tower in Crescent Circle, Gandhi Smriti connects the people of the state with the glorious history of India. Established back in the year 1955, Gandhi Smriti has museum and picture gallery where one can find a huge collection of photographs of Mahatma Gandhi. These photographs cover major events of the life of Gandhiji. One can find rare photographs from the life of Mahatma Gandhi in the museum. Also, the place has a great collection of books and souvenirs that were used by Mahatma Gandhi. The gallery showcases the life of Mahatma in a dramatic manner.
The museum also displays artefacts like religious carvings and nut cutters that represent the culture of Saurashtra region of Gujarat. The memorial deserves a must-visit from all history buffs. Gandhi Smriti also houses Khadi Gramodyog Bhandar from where a variety of high quality local and traditional handicrafts and embroidered products are offered to the visitors.