Year of establishment: 1968
Highlights: Gandhara period stone sculptures, miniature paintings, decorative arts and coins
Located in Sector 10, Government Museum & Art Gallery in Chandigarh is a very famous tourist attraction place that houses magnificent Gandhara period stone sculptures. This museum is open on all days except for Monday. Government Museum & Art Gallery came into existence in the year 1968. The credit for the wonderful designing of this museum goes to Le Corbusier. Chandigarh Government Museum and Art Gallery is a perfect place for viewing the prehistoric fossils and artifacts. You can also find beautiful miniature paintings over here. The museum also has a spacious reference library to meet the intellectual needs of scholars and students. It houses a number of art galleries, which can be broadly classified as Gandhara and Hindu Sculptures, Miniature Paintings, Decorative Arts and Coins & contemporary art gallery.