The Calico Museum of Textile, is today justly regarded as one among the foremost textile museums in India and an important Indian institution. Its outstanding collection of Indian fabrics exemplifies handicraft,textiles spanning five centuries and attracts large numbers of visitors from the general public, as well as increasing numbers of Indian and international research scholars. Most significantly, it has become a major reference area for our surviving handicraftsmen and also for the Indian machine-textile industry.
The entry to the museum is restricted and it allows only a small group of 15-20 people a day. There are two guided tours every day and timings are to be strictly followed. The museum remains closed on Wednesdays and 2nd & 4th Friday of a month. It also remains closed on other public holidays in Gujarat. Cameras and cell phones are not allowed inside the museum due to security reasons.