Fort Bend County awards USD 457,000 to Eternal Gandhi Museum in Houston

The museum will be built on 3 acres of land in southwest Houston. The building budget is USD 6.5 million.

Fort Bend County awards USD 457,000 to Eternal Gandhi Museum in Houston

The Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EGMH) has won a grant of US $475,000 from Fort Bend County as part of the American Rescue Plan, which will help finish the construction of the first museum in the United States dedicated to preserving and promoting Mahatma Gandhi's legacy and values.

The museum's groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 3 this year, with Congressman Al Green as the keynote speaker, as well as a slew of other officials and members of the Houston community in attendance. It is scheduled to open in 2023.