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Free Guided Tour
  • Daily at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Special guided tour for school children with prior appointments are arranged.
Museum Shop

Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10C and International Dolls Museum, Sector 23 has museum shops. The list of items sold at museum shops with their prices are given below :-

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Note : The prices do not include the postage and packing charges.

Museum reference library is an integral part of the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh. This is a reference library which offers a comprehensive reference material consisting of approximately 11000 books , journals and rare books on art, culture, history of art, architecture, archaeology, conservation and religion etc. It also includes a gift of books, manuscripts, art correspondence and other archival material related to Chandigarh by Dr. M.S. Randhawa from his personal collection. This library is primarily intended for the use of staff of the museum but it can also be used by the scholars, students, artists and art lovers. No books and other reading material is issued to them.

Timings: It opens daily between 10.00 AM to 04.30 PM except on Mondays and Gazetted holidays

Gallery Photography, Sketching and Copying

Still photography (only object) is permitted for private, non-commercial use only in the Museum's galleries devoted to the permanent collection. Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred and distributed without the prior permission from the Director.

To reproduce a photograph of the Museum collection, Rs. 500 has to be deposited as royalty/fee of one reproduction. The permission shall be valid for one year only.

It is necessary that two complimentary copies of the publication bearing the reproductions of the objects of this Museum and containing a courtesy citation should be sent to the Museum for its record. The credit line shall read "Courtesy: Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh. ( India )"

The use of tripods and flash is prohibited. Movie and video cameras are prohibited. The Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.


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