Museum of Evolution of Life, also known as Science Museum, is situated at Sector 10C, in Chandigarh
. Opened in 1973, it is one of the important wings of the Government Museum and Art Gallery
. The museum features a Cyclorama Gallery, the first of its kind in Asia, which portrays the origin of the earth and the evolution of life from unicellular organism to multi-cellular plants and animals through the Archeaozoic, Paleozoic, Permian, Devonian, Triassic, Jurassic, Oligocene, Miocene and Pleistocene periods.
Near the Cyclorama gallery there is a painted panel showing the map of archaeological sites in Chandigarh.
Other main galleries in the museum include Astronomy, Archaeology, Pre-historic and Geology presented with scientific and technical display. There is a reference library with a large number of books on evolution, paleontology, zoology, botany and biology.
Museum of Evolution of Life remains open from 10:00 to 16:40 hrs on all days except Monday and official holidays.