Government Museum and Art Gallery
The Government Museum & Art Gallery is designed by the Swiss born French architect, Le Corbusier.
Historic listing and information: The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is part of the series of three museums of Unlimited Growth designed by Le Corbusier, the other two being Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad and Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. It houses the collection of sculptures, miniature paintings, modern and contemporary art, textiles, decorative art, coins, manuscripts and pottery. The museum has also been declared a Grade-I heritage building by the Chandigarh Administration within the ambit of the Chandigarh Master Plan 2031.
The museum is a non profitable organisation under the Chandigarh Administration. It is open for public from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 4.40am, and is closed on Mondays and national holidays.