At a Glance :
Region : Chandigarh
Dedicated To : Architecture & Planning of Chandigarh city
Launched By : Mr. I. K. Gujral
The City Museum is devoted to chronicling the evolution, planning of the city. Planned by Corbusier, the City Museum is housed in a building that is part of the Chandigarh Museum complex in sector 10, Chandigarh. The objective of setting up of the museum was showcasing and documenting the chronological planning which was went in his exclusive modern experiment and it has created the marvelous and relevance magnificent examples of his created layout and design.
Mr. I. K. Gujral, ex-Prime Minister of India, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of India's independence and to spread awareness about Chandigarh, inaugurated the City Museum on 17 December 1997. the architecture, planning and history of this state have been brought jointly in this entire museum that displaying important archival material that consists notes, original writings and sketches combined with plans, maps, models and photographs of essential structures. The Arts College, whose innovative studio sections were sketched by Corbusier, is also part of the museum complex.
The City Museum is visited by professionals, students, resident, tourists also the visitors, are continually enjoying also being educated through their trip of the city Museum. on month's first and third Sunday, museum provides the guided tours and also the exclusive guided tours but they apply nominal charges on that days, so if you are planning to visit this valuable and knowledgeable museum then try to visit it on these days so that you will get to know the deep and essential information about this historically precious structure.