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About Go to Government Museum and Art Gallery

Located in the center of Chandigarh, the Government Museum and Art Gallery is a natural history museum, which was established in August 1947. Designed by distinguished architect, Le Corbusier, the museum consists of the National History Museum, National Gallery of Portraits and the Chandigarh Architecture Museum. Each of these sections is further subdivided to feature various exhibitions. Currently, this museum and art gallery is led by curator and director N.P.S. Randhawa along with the Museum Advisory Committee. Presently, the museum exhibits over 10,000 artworks including sculptures and paintings, most of which are of Indian origin. It is mainly known for housing collection of Gandharan sculptures alongside Pahari and Rajasthani miniature paintings.

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  • Activity For Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 10 Camera: INR 5
  • Closed On Mondays

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