Anand Bhavan

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Anand Bhavan
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Facade of Anand Bhavan
Established1930
LocationPrayagraj, India
Coordinates25°27′34″N 81°51′36″E / 25.459376°N 81.8599815°E / 25.459376; 81.8599815
TypeHistoric house museum

The Anand Bhavan is a historic house museum in Prayagraj, India focusing on the Nehru Family. It was bought by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru in the 1930s to serve as the residence of the Nehru family when the original mansion Swaraj Bhavan (previously called Anand Bhavan) was transformed into the local headquarters of the Indian National Congress. Jawahar Planetarium, the planetarium is situated here, which has been striving to inculcate scientific temper among masses through its sky shows on astronomy and science.

Anand Bhavan was donated to Indian government in 1970 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the granddaughter of Motilal Nehru and daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru.

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