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PLAGIARISING THE PAST: brick craftsmanship of Amritsar-Lahore born again at the Museum of Peace, Attari-Wagah border, Amritsar.
The exquisite ceramic jaali screen, with motifs from the Lahore fort, especially created for the Museum of Peace by Pakistan's famous ceramic artist "Michu"
BONDING WITH ART: DS Jaspal with Pakistan's celebrated ceramic artist "Michu" at his studio in Gulberg, Lahore. Also in the picture, film maker Aisha Akram .
INDUS HERITAGE: A ceramic panel with Indus Valley motifs created by "Michu"for the Museum of Peace in Amritsar
TRADITIONAL ART, CONTEMPORARY STYLE: DS Jaspal with designer Ansa Zafar in her studio in Lahore with a chair especially created for the Museum of Peace.
ART FOR THE PALATE! DS Jaspal admires a craftsman in Lahore giving finishing touches to a table for the Museum of Peace.
AWAITING SHIPMENT: Chairs for the Museum of Peace at a storehouse in Lahore.
WORK IN PROGRESS: DS Jaspal and Aman Jaspal check out furniture work for the Museum of Peace at a studio in Lahore
DO NOT DISTURB! A craftsmsn in Lahore engrossed in artwork on the two seater benches.
STURDY AND AESTHETIC: DS Jaspal and Aman Jaspal, try out the two-seater bench for the Museum of Peace
CROSS BORDER CULTURAL HANDSHAKE: Haider Ali welcomes DS Jaspal at his Studio in Lahore
IMMORTAL LOVE LEGEND COMES TO LIFE: D.S. Jaspal looks on as Haider Ali recreates in truck art Punjab's immortal love legend of Heer Ranjha.
ART FOR PEACE: Haider Ali with DS Jaspal in Lahore with two panels created for the Museum of Peace
THE TRUCK ARTIST AND HIS WORK: Haider Ali in his improvised studio in Lahore
THE PEACOCK PANELS: Haider Ali giving finishing touches to a twin panel display of India's national bird.
Welcome to the world's first Fusion Museum
The Museum of Peace at the Attari-Wagah, Indo-Pak border in Amritsar is a celebration of the common architectural, cultural and culinary heritage of pre-partition Punjab in general and Amritsar-Lahore in particular.

Whenever Punjabis visit either side of the border, there is an unmistakable feeling that a part of the Punjabi psyche and soul resides in the other half. The Museum of Peace is dedicated to the yearning and pining of Punjabis on either side of the border to know about their brethren on the other side, and their immense pride and nostalgia in their common history, culture and traditions.

Border at Attari-Wagah
Picture of the Museum Of Peace
The visitor's museum experience begins even before he enters the museum building as the museum building itself reflects the great architectural heritage of exquisite design and craftsmanship in brick work which still survives in some of the old buildings of Lahore and Amritsar.

The buildings of the walled cities of Amritsar and Lahore have a defined architectural style which expresses itself in some exquisite craftsmanship in exposed brick work. Unfortunately, much of this common architectural heritage is being lost.

No experience of pre-partition Amritsar and Lahore could be complete without savouring the culinary delights of these two cities and, therefore, it was natural to develop as part of the Museum complex the restaurant, SARHAD-Taste of Amritsar-Lahore. The Museum is ideally located in Amritsar, in village Attari less than two kilometres from the Wagah border and the Attari rail station, which is the last railhead on the Indian side.

The Museum of Peace at the Attari-Wagah border is not merely a repository of objects and artefacts-it is home to the soul of Punjab.
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