A president with no critique, this is the stature of the great Former President of India, Late A.P.J Abdul Kalam. Knows as the missile man of India, the scientific genius has played a pivotal role in taking India’s Ballistic system to where it is today. Hailing from Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, A.P.J Abdul Kalam served a major part of his career serving in DRDO & ISRO as a scientist and science coordinator. A.P.J Abdul Kalam also contributed in the Pokhran II test site, India’s first successful nuclear testing.
Known to be an avid science reader, A.P.J Abdul Kalam always promoted scientific studies. Even while serving as the 11th President of India, he focused on the development in the field of science. Popularly known as People’s President, A.P.J Abdul Kalam has the support of public and politicians from all parties. He was nominated as the president by the mutual support of Indian National Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party. Even after his presidency, he avidly encouraged youth to take science as their subject major as he believed the nation’s development lies in its scientific developments.
A memorial built in remembrance of the Missile Man of India is the place where you can witness all his contributions and accolades. Situated in the Dilli Haat, INA, the tourists are acquainted with the life of the legend who made India stand tall in the World. You can check out the collections of books written by A.P.J Abdul Kalam and also books are written about him and his life. A man who spent his simple life despite achieving so much is the epitome of how down to Earth a person should be. Visit the memorial to honour the legacy of the great man and one of the greatest scientist India ever produced.
Major Highlights of the Museum
- Collection of books written by and about A.P.J Abdul Kalam
- Achievements and Accolades of the man himself
- Story of Pokhran
- Personal belongings on display
- Artefacts on display
- Possessions on display
- Audio-Video Presentation on his life, career, and achievements.
Throughout the week from 11 am to 9 pm
There's no entry fee for the memorial however, you would have to get the entry pass for the Dilli Haat which INR 10 is
Dilli Haat, INA
How to Reach
The nearest metro station is INA metro station on the Yellow Line.