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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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Big Excellent Museum

The museum is very big with excellent artifacts of all the eras. This is a very detailed museum. A must visit place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ambala, India
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Ambala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is very big with excellent artifacts of all the eras. This is a very detailed museum. A must visit place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rare collection of fossils from Masol area near Chandigarh greets you the moment you set foot in the arts museum. Ancient sculptures from Gandhara era about the life and stories of Gautama Buddha grip you. A rare collection of sculptures that completely change the way we look at Indian History. The art and creativity of those times makes us... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spread in a lush green campus, gives good sense of tranquility and peace of mind. Ticket priced at Rs10 is a deal for such a rich collection of Art, sculptures and hand crafted works from bygone era. I recommend to visit this if you have one hour to spare in Chandigarh.

Thank Saurabh K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit . Beauty inside the beautiful Chandigarh city . The environment is calm and green. One can always view the sculptures outside and indoors also see the mesmerising artwork in their galleries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun visit to the museum. Used their free guide services which was a great plus. Guide was very knowledgeable and patient and spent time with us speaking about art and artists that were of particular interests to us.

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Bankura, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

One of the must visit for tourists in Chadigarh. It is opposite the rose garden. It is A large museum with different parts and different type of collection. The preservation is good and exhibits are so located with vivid description that it is understandable to each and everybody.Indian sculpture section and art section is of special mention.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I really enjoyed visiting this museum. The price was the same for Indians and foreigners (10 INR only and 5 INR to take a camera). The building itself looked a bit old but the collections were relatively well organized. I particularly enjoyed the miniature paintings and the links between Hindu and ancient Greek sculptures. I had never seen so clearly... More 

Thank BananaLu
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Very interesting collection of Buddha sculptures with Greek face, some even with mustaches. On the first floor beautiful paintings from internationally known Sikh artists. The museum is just next door to the Architecture museum.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Ticket R10 and R5 for camera. The Natural History Museum felt very dated and I didn't stay long. The Architecture Museum was fascinating and gave many insights into the development of Chandigarh and the philosophy behind its design. Highly recommended. The Governnent Museum and Art Gallery on the same site was mainly interesting for the building itself. Various statues and... More 

Thank Richard W
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We were slightly skeptical whether to visit this place or not....we went and were very satisfied and celebrating our decision to go there.......There are 3 blocks, one on history....starting from dinosaur age etc till current age......the other one pertaining to architecture of chandigarh...and 3rd one being an art gallery............ Museum staff can accopmapny as tour guide if you want to,... More 

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