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Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh

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Opened  6 May 1968
Architect  Le Corbusier
Phone  0172 274 2010
Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh
Address  Jan Marg, 10C, Sector 10 C, Chandigarh, 160011
Hours  Closed now Friday10AM–5PMSaturday10AM–5PMSunday10AM–5PMMondayClosedTuesday10AM–5PMWednesday10AM–5PMThursday10AM–5PM
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The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is a natural history museum and an art gallery in the Indian Union Territory Chandigarh, located in the city of Chandigarh (Sector 10-C near the Rose Garden).

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History

Established in August 1947, the building is square 165x165 feet (50x50m) and was designed by noted architect, Le Corbusier.

Sections

The Government Museum and Art Gallery has the following sections other than the gallery itself:

  • The National History Museum
  • The National Gallery of Portraits
  • The Chandigarh Architecture Museum
  • each with further sections.

    It is led by curator and director N.P.S. Randhawa and the Museum Advisory Committee. The museum/art gallery exhibits 10,000 mostly Indian artwork such as sculptures and paintings. The attached Reference library houses approximately 10,000 media. There are two museum shops and a small cafeteria.

    References

    Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh Wikipedia


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