City museum in Chandigarh was established by the Chandigarh administration in the year 1997 at the time of the 50th Anniversary of Indian Independence. This is a very popular museum for the tourists visiting the city. The purpose this City Museum is to preserve and display the components of planning and architectural development that laid the foundation of this modern city. The museum contains a large range of original sketches, models, plans and photographs that can explain the foundation of the city in a vivid manner. For the students of architecture and planning, this museum is a must to visit place in Chandigarh.