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Museum in Meerut dedicated to the first war of Independence in 1857

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

March 12, 2021

Shaheed Smarak/Freedom Struggle Museum

The Government Freedom Struggle Museum, Meerut was established in 1997. The Museum’s main aim is the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibition of cultural property and to make it available for educational activities as well as for creation of awareness about our glorious past. Some postal stamps, pictures, postcards, memorial coins related to the events of 1857 and latter coins are also in the collection of the museum


The museum organises educational programs such as lectures, seminars and competitions related to history, culture, philosophy, the freedom struggle and religion. It also aims at coordinating with other cultural and educational organizations for disseminating Indian culture and particularly the events related to the long-drawn freedom struggle of India.