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Fine Arts Mueseum

Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, 160014, India


About Fine Arts Mueseum

The Museum of Fine Arts houses the early works of almost all of the major artists of modern India. The collection was created through the initiative of the art historian BN Goswamy. Originally the building was supposed to house the rich collection of archaeological artefacts that had been discovered by the department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology.

Attractions near Fine Arts Mueseum

Panjab University0.61km from Fine Arts Mueseum

panjab university is a public university located in Chandigarh, India. It originated in 1882 as the University of the Punjab, but was established in 1947 after the partition of India, where the university was split between Pakistan and India.

Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)2.01km from Fine Arts Mueseum

This is a botanical garden located at Chandigarh with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species Named after India's former President Zakir Hussain. The garden has not only roses but also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, Behera, Harar, camphor and yellow Gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds.

Government Museum and Art Gallery2.09km from Fine Arts Mueseum

Museum explaining the story of Chandigarh’s creation. The museum displays original letters and correspondence between administrators and the architects who created Chandigarh’s blueprint.

Shanti Kunj Park2.09km from Fine Arts Mueseum

Shanti Kunj garden in Chandigarh is situated in a very peaceful place that is free from any noise and pollution. Therefore, it has been rightly named as Shanti Kunj. Large amount of trees and plants in the garden provide soothing effect even in hot summer months. There are numerous herbs and medicinal plants in this garden which provide excellent healing effect. Shanti Kunj garden is divided into five segments by a natural stream flowing through the garden.

Leisure Valley2.17km from Fine Arts Mueseum

A continuum of various theme gardens to take care of the body and spirit of the city. Le Corbusier retained the eroded valley of a seasonal rivulet on the original site of the City and sculptured it into a Linear park now over 8km long .It starts from Sector 1 in the north and leaves Chandigarh at its southern most edge in sector 53.

Sector 17 Market2.45km from Fine Arts Mueseum

Sector 17 Market is the most popular of the city. Replete with several big brand stores, international outlets, food chains and eateries, the market is popular both among the youngsters and the adults. From kids wear to fashion apparels to bridal stores and the like, the market has got something for everyone and is bustling with visitors all through the day.

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A city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. It was one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design.

What visitors say about Fine Arts Mueseum

Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
Jan 2018

The fine arts gallery is on the campus of the Panjab University and is easy to find. It opens at 10AM and exhibits local artists. Most of the art works were from the 1970s and 1980s. The building itself is awesome too.