Tue, Jul 26, 2016 | updated 08:01 AM IST
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PM Modi inaugurates high-tech story-telling museum at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a high-tech story-telling museum that would take the visitors to the pages of history created through live speech in 3D holographic projection. The museum will be thrown open to the public from October 2. Stand in a room and see Gandhiji talking to Lord Irwin on screen. And when he walks out of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, you can join him in virtual reality. Feel free to click pictures, wave hands and do a namaskar. It will tell you about the presidential election process, the Parliament building, the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Indian villages and Ashoka pillars through movement of hands. A replica of the room where the President meets visitors. Though appears simple, when projector beams a live video, it becomes a TV telecasting daily news. Press a button inside a small cubicle, and a photo will appear on the large screen, where the visitor and the President will be talking to each other. Separate windows of the museum will also showcase personal belongings of all 13 Presidents, giving a glimpse of their choice of clothes, habits and lifestyle. A special square-shaped box beams 3D holographic images showcasing speeches of all 13 Presidents. A floor full of exotic gifts that Presidents received from different parts of the world is a key attraction. See rare photographs of the President's House and the freedom movement. An old presidential buggy drawn by a life-size horse. One can also find a Mercedes gifted to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi by the King of Jordan. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other dignitaries were also present during the inauguration.