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Government Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Sector-10C | Opp. Rose Garden, Chandigarh, India
Phone Number: 91-172-2740103
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Good visit

It is a nice place to experience the history of city beautiful and pretty good to know about other historical interest.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

It is a nice place to experience the history of city beautiful and pretty good to know about other historical interest.

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New Delhi, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Boring place if you are not the sort who loves museums and art galleries. Still the collection is worth a visit once. What really strikes you is the classical Indian apathy. You can see a huge number of staff within the museum. They'll be seen gossiping, reading newspapers, playing on their mobile phones. If these people can provide some information... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Good but neat to do a proper maintenance. but yes worth to see it once. nice to lear many things and has good collectible. do visit once

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Amritsar, India
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27 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

In line with the architectural symmetry of Chandigarh, this Museum houses the Art Gallery and also has the College of Art in adjoining premises.

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Jaipur, India
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The building followed Le Corbusier style of architecture. The museum has a good collection of art & sculptures. However the spaces inside are really welled designed & detailed. A good place to visit in Chandigarh for an art lover.

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Bowral, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A quite extraordinary range of artworks. The tapestries are quite lovely as are the miniature paintings but I best liked the galleries full of early Indian sculpture especially the mediaeval period. You arenot allowed to touch but they look so sensuous that they are hard to resist.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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144 reviews 144 reviews
64 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Museum building is great - there are 3 buildings in all. The pieces are great. Variety in spite of limited collection. Free guides available. Well displayed and arranged. people are very helpful. Photos are also allowed. Fees are INR10 entrance and INR 5 for camera. it has many sections - art, sculpture, textiles etc. Art gallery has children art.... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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88 reviews 88 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you want to know more about the history of the city and Le Corbusier's plans: this is the place. Plans, photographs, maquettes and even furniture are all on show.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Around 4000 years of history - documented and preserved very well! This museum deserves better attention, upkeep and time to visit.

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Dehradun, India
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788 helpful votes 788 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is an art gallery in the Indian Union Territory Chandigarh, located in the city of Chandigarh (Sector 10-C near the Rose Garden). Located in Sector 10, Government Museum & Art Gallery in Chandigarh is a very famous tourist attraction place that houses magnificent Gandhara period stone sculptures. This museum is open on all... More 

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