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4 Museums to explore in Chandigarh

Chandigarh

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.

Capitol Complex Tourist Centre
Capitol Complex Tourist CentreSector 1, Chandigarh, 160001, India

A government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It comprises three buildings, three monuments and a lake, including the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat, High Court, Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill and Tower of Shadows.

Fine Arts Mueseum
Fine Arts MueseumPanjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, 160014, India

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.

Government Museum and Art Gallery
Government Museum and Art Gallery#502 sector, 10C, Sector 10, Chandigarh, 160011, India

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.

Le Corbusier Center
Le Corbusier CenterOld Architect Building, Madhya Marg, Sector 19B, Sector 19, Chandigarh, 160019, India

Once the workplace of the architect Le Corbusier. The Swiss-French architect used the office while conceptualizing the city almost six decades ago.

Map of Museums to explore in Chandigarh