Visit the former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House’s home to understand his humble beginnings and find inspiration in his great achievements.
Housing knick knacks from India’s most beloved president’s childhood, the A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House was established to trace the life of the well known scientist and provide inspiration to all those who visit the place. It is a little known fact that Dr. Kalam was born and brought up in Rameshwaram, in the very same house in which the gallery is housed today. Established in 2011, the place holds many interesting photographs from the president’s childhood and later life, depicting his formative years, research, awards and achievements, along with is love for cultures, his mother and motherland. Light is also thrown on his defence research and developments, which is something truly inspiring. Head here with your family to spend time understanding the simple life of an extraordinary man.
His house is changed into a beautiful museum today. First floor houses a museum and a shop which sells his books. His brother’s family is still there.