Vivekananda House

A Historic Place of Inspiration since Swami Vivekananda’s stay in 1897

Vivekananda House (known as Vivekanandar Illam in Tamil), an important landmark in Chennai is associated with the Sri Ramakrishna Math since 1897 when Swami Vivekananda stayed here for nine days after his triumphant return from the West. Later, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai was founded and functioned at this place during its ten years from 1897 to 1906. Now, this historic place houses a permanent exhibition on Indian Culture and Swami Vivekananda’s Life. Currently, Vivekananda House is maintained by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai and it’s a source of inspiration to thousands of people who visit it every year.

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Experience Vivekananda Museum

Vivekananda Photo Gallery
Vivekananda 3D Movie
Vivekananda Mediation Room
Vivekananda Park


Vivekananda Navaratri Celebrations
National Youth Day Celebrations

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Vivekananda House
Kamarajar salai (Marina beach road)
Chennai 600005, India

10.00 am – 12:30 pm noon
3.00 pm – 7.15 pm
Closed on Mondays