Azadi Ke Diwane Museum opens at Red Fort

On 4th March 2019 a latest museum has been inaugurated at Red Fort of Delhi. This is to pay homage to the unsung heroes of the freedom struggle.

The museum is double storied and has been divided into 22 zones. There is a tribute room with digital candles, more than 150 panels, panels of women and child martyrs, archival data, the Andaman Jail experience, four audio visuals, digital tribute-kiosks and touch screen kiosks.

In order to reach here there are 3 Metro Stations:

  • Chandni Chow Metro Station
  • Jama Maszid Metro Station
  • Lal Qila Metro Station

Azadi Ke Diwane museum was recently inaugurated at Delhi’s Red Fort to pay homage to the unsung heroes, who laid down their lives during the freedom struggle for the sake of their country and countrymen.

This is, in fact, the fifth in a series of recently inaugurated museums that are dedicated to our fallen heroes; the others being the Yaad-e-Jallian museum, Subhash Chandra Bose and INA museum, the Museum on 1857 and the Drishyakala.

Built by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the museum named ‘Azadi Ke Diwane’ is a one-of-a-kind museum that has been enhanced with multisensory technologies to engage the visitors. Be a part of this educational and informative exhibition to learn more about those brave hearts. The motive of building this museum is to inspire the younger generation and make them aware that they should not take freedom for granted as great fighters achieved it by sacrificing their lives.

Azadi Ke Diwane is a two-storied museum and has been divided into 22 zones. Further, there are four audiovisuals, 150 panels, the Andaman Jail experience, archival data, touch-screen kiosks, panels for child and women martyrs, and digital tribute kiosks. Here, you will also get to see a tribute room with digital candles.

The chief historian for the museum said that this establishment is for paying homage for all those fallen heroes, whose names don’t find a mention in the history books, and those who were sent to the Andaman Jail. Also, the audio-visuals, films and commentaries will bring you closer to their struggle stories.

A high-tech state of the art museum, “Azadi Ke Diwane” at the premises of the Red Fort dedicates to the martyrs of Indian freedom struggle and to curate and preserve documents, memories, and facts pertaining. The museum uses experiential touch displays, scenario-based installations, and the more conventional informative displays to recreate memories from Indian history between 1857 to 1947.
Built by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the museum named ‘Azadi Ke Diwane’ is a one-of-a-kind museum that has been enhanced with multisensory technologies to engage the visitors. Be a part of this educational and informative exhibition to learn more about those brave hearts.
Azadi Ke Diwane is a two-storied museum and has been divided into 22 zones. Further, there are four audiovisuals, 150 panels, the Andaman Jail experience, archival data, touch-screen kiosks, panels for child and women martyrs, and digital tribute kiosks. Here, you will also get to see a tribute room with digital candles.
This museum pays tribute to the sacrifices and martyrdom of thousands of Indians, many of whom remain anonymous to date, with no records in history capturing their sacrifice for our motherland. The recognition and pay homage to the ultimate sacrifice of those unknown and unsung heroes of our freedom struggle. In the form of a national homage site is an attempt to capture and preserve their sentiments, courage, heroism, the nobility of character and lofty ideals.
The display has been broadly divided into three phases of the freedom struggle that stretches across the abovementioned time period. Archeological survey of India sources will also provide information and stories pertaining to many hitherto unknown or long forgotten freedom fighters. A wide variety of content stretching from public records to multimedia aids used to reconstruct multiple moments from history. The interactive interfaces and augmented reality enabled experimental displays allow the audience to have a completely novel and immersive experience of the moments. The museum targets local and international tourist audiences as well as future generations, and hopefully, will be effective in preserving the memories of this very important chapter of Indian history. For the first time, futuristic technology is being used at such a scale to reconstruct the past for the present.
In this interactive museum, visitors can also search and read the stories of thousands of martyrs who laid their lives during the Freedom Struggle of India. The dictionary compiled by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) can be accessed at the touch screen tables.

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