Anand Bhavan of Allahabad is the ancestral home of pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The Anand Bhavan is a large mansion and was built by Pt. Nehru himself as his family residence and called it as Swaraj Bhawan. The place was also home to Indira Gandhi, the "Iron Lady of India".
The importance of this place also increases from the fact that several momentous decisions and events that were related to freedom struggle took place here. The place has been turned into one of the finest museums of the country. The Anand Bhavan also houses Jawahar Planetarium which displays sky shows on astronomy and science. The Jawahar Planetarium is a must visit place in Allahabad. The museum displays the memorabilia of the Nehru family. The museum also displays the room which was used by Mahatma Gandhi during his visit there. The Anand Bhavan's timing is from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM every day except Monday.