About Mother House

Peaceful and soothing, it is the place where the great saint, Mother Teresa lived and is buried. She spent her whole life working for the poor and the needy sections of the society and lived her life with simplicity and dignity. There is peace in the atmosphere of the place and one can meditate soulfully. It is a place of spiritual experience. The house provides free service to the poverty-stricken people. It is a very peaceful place to spend quality time with oneself.

Must See

  • Tomb of Mother Teresa
  • Worship room
  • Museum room
  • Mother Teresa's room
  • Mass offered in the church

How to reach

One can board the metro, the nearest metro station is Park Street and it is at a distance of 2 km from the metro station. It can be covered by taxi or on foot.

One can board buses, there are direct and regular bus services from the Howrah Railway Station, Sealdah Railway Station, and airport to Mother House.

Basic bus fare is Rs. 7 for up to the first 4 km and Rs. 15 for 9 km and after that the fare increases by Re. 1 for every 4 km. The buses are available every 10 minutes.

Basic taxi fare is Rs. 30 for up to the first 2 km and after that the fare increases by Rs. 3 for every additional 2 km. The taxis are available at a regular frequency with 0 to 5 minutes wait time.

Tips

  • It is advised to maintain silence and respectful behavior.
  • One can donate clean clothes and deposit at the boxes placed at the entrance.
  • One can sit at the tomb of Mother Teresa for a while and shoes have to be opened outside.
  • Visit the museum to get an insight into the life of the great saint.
  • Photography is allowed on the premises but not allowed in the museum. 
  • Cash donations can be made and are acknowledged with a receipt.

Visit Time

Sunday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: Closed
Friday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

None

 

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Entrance Fee

No

 

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

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Weather

Haze 29.96°C

 

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