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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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Fascinating museum showing some wonderful items

I was taken to this museum by my Indian host for a lightning tour as we didn't have much time. Starting from the outside there are wonderful Indian statues of their gods and other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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195 reviews 195 reviews
16 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I was taken to this museum by my Indian host for a lightning tour as we didn't have much time. Starting from the outside there are wonderful Indian statues of their gods and other figures dating back to at least the 2nd century, some in very good condition, some not. Inside there are wonderful items of metalwork, stone, coins, ancient... More 

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Bathinda, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you are fond of drawing/painting, statues or sculptures, this place is a must visit. It has a pretty good collection of medieval and contemporary art, and also some ancient items. The indoors are pleasant but may be a bore to children as they won't find any entertainment here. The place is quite approachable and can engross the visitors for... More 

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Noida
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Three museums at one place. Art , City and Science. Art galleries are good. Science museum is not upto expectation

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Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The places has good collecti on of Artifacts around India. Museum closes at 0430 Pm . Monday it is closed. There is good number of staff but mostly busy doing their own work. Provision of guide can be a good option. Earlier they used to conduct light and sound show which had been stopped for some time. The place will... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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32 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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17 helpful votes 17 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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