Museum Showcases the history, culture and tradition of where you live and connected with your roots. Sanskar kendra ahmedabad also known as City Museum le corbusier ahmedabad is the place where You can take a deep look at the legacy of Ahmedabad.
Designed by a famous French architect Le Corbusier, the city museum started in sanskar Kendra building by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on April 4, 2000.
Le Corbusier’s Architecture
Under the name “ Karnavati: Atit – Ki – Jhanki”, this museum expreCity Museum le corbusier ahmedabadss the identity, culture and pride of the city. The city museum is a unique combination of the ancient and modern values of life.
Furniture Setup in Ancient Time
The Museum is set up on the first floor of the building, you can feel amazed with the architect and acoustic of the building.
The museum displays the archaeology and history of the city also shows the tradition, culture, religion, festival, art and craft.
If you have just two hours in hand and want to learn all about Ahmedabad, this is the one stop you must to make.
You will see here some of the eldest Original artefacts, some reproduced and some original old Documents like land-property Documents written in Urdu at the king Ahmad shah’s era.
A fire engine dated 1907 and a sculpture of Queen Victoria placed at the entrance of the museum. Massive old city plans and town planning original maps are well preserved and worth to see.
You will also see The identity of Ahmedabad such as Chabutra, wood crafted chabutra and a fountain which was placed at kalupur station at the Queen’s era.
You will see old Currency coins, old utensils made with copper and bronze. Old sculpture collected from the different part of the city with photographs and description of it.
A Setup of Old Wooden Furniture like the sofa, Galichas and Tripod . Cupboard beautifully placed and preserved here. Here you can also see old original photographs of Famous photographers of the city. Vintage cameras and the Description about that photos.
For the painting lover, some of the most magnificent artwork like paintings by famous painters of the city. That also placed in the museum. Here you find some rare images of “Quit India movement” and other interesting photographs.
The original “Ashavali” sarees and weaving machine with different attires. All religion that people used to wear at the old time, definitely catches your attention.
One part of the museum showcases The legacy of different religions, it’s dress, festival, history, culture Who accepted Ahmedabad.
This place gives you all the information about the city from foundation to current Smart city. You definitely need to arrange three hour’s time to visit this museum completely.
Photography not allowed here. And this places available for the visit every day except Monday and the national holiday. Timing 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Address : “Sanskar Kendra” near NID Campus, sardar bridge, paldi, ahmedabad