Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh

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The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is a premier museum of north India. It has one of the best collection of Gandhara sculptures and Pahari miniature paintings in the country. It has a sizable collection of coins, textiles, ancient and medieval sculptures, decorative art, modern and contemporary Indian art. The museum has been designed by the famous architect Le Corbusier and has been declared Grade I Zone II heritage structure.

The campus also has the Natural History Museum. It has four sections: Cyclorama of Evolution of Life, Nature in Art, Evolution of Man and Dinosaurs of India

International Dolls Museum: Located in Sector 23, it has a collection of around 250 costume dolls from from all over the world.

The National Gallery of Portraits in Sector 17, portrays the journey of India's freedom struggle from 1857 to 1947 through the medium of photographs and panels, besides related portraits, murals and dioramas.
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  • This museum is full of interesting, well curated collections - I could have stayed there all day and re-visited many times if time had permitted. Thank you.  more »
  • The collection of old sculptures, miniature painting and scripts as well as modern art gallery is worth visiting  more »
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  • Very interesting and large museum. I loved it. Go if u have plenty of time
  • Govt museum and art gallery is one of it's kind institution in the city beautiful for art aspirants where they can view artworks of other artists or display their own. The organisation also organise workshops of eminent artist to help young and old art lovers. It is very beneficial for the art college students as they can easily see and meet their ideal masters. Such institutions must be in every city so that more and more artists can get benefit and become better artists.
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