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Museums & Art Galleries

Goa Tourism Guide > Goa > Museums & Art Galleries

 

Museums and art galleries are the treasure troves of incredibly rich cultural heritage of Goa. The collections at various museums and art galleries offer a glimpse of a glorious past. Religious, historical, social and economic developments of Goa since ancient times are carefully preserved here from destruction. We invite you to a tour of some famous Goan museums and art galleries.

THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM & PORTRAIT GALLERY - OLD GOA
Established in 1964 in the abandoned convent of St. Francis of Assisi adjacent to Se Cathedral at Old Goa, this museum is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. This two-story building has a

 

very rich collection and is a treasure trove of Goan history. Its collections include prehistoric tools, sculptures and hero and sati stones of the early and late medieval periods, portraits, coins and currency, revenue and court fee stamps, wooden and bronze sculptures and armoury of the

 
THE ARCHIVES MUSEUM OF GOA - PANAJI
The Museum of Goa is housed at a new Building at the Patto Plaze near the ourem creek, Panaji. It exhibits ancient epigraphs, stone sculptures, bronze panels, wooden panels, miniature paintings, old manuscripts etc. The sections include Ancient History and Sculptures; Geology, Coins and manuscripts; Anthropology and Western Art. It is proposed to expand it into eight galleries by adding Picture Gallery, Agriculture, Forestry and Natural History.

THE MUSEUM OF CHRISTIAN ART - RACHOL
Asia's first exclusive Museum of Christian Art was opened at Rachol seminary, in Salcete Taluka on 24th January 1994. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation of Lisbon, Portugal has provided funds for this unique museum. Sacred art objects of Christian traditions prepared by local Hindu artists are major attractions.

THE NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM - VASCO
The first naval museum in Asia was inaugurated at Dabolim, Vasco

 
in 1998 and opened for public from the 19th Oct 1998. The museum showcases the history of Indian Naval Aviation, various aircrafts, weapons, sensors, safety equipment, rare photographs depicting Goa's liberation and artefacts. A multimedia games section is an added attraction. Situated in the picturesque backdrop of the Bogmalo beach, the museum has become a must-visit place for all tourists.
 
THE BIG FOOT ART GALLERY – LOUTOLIM
The Big Foot Art Gallery & Handicrafts Centre, Loutulim offers local artefacts and handicrafts to visitors who come to have a glimpse of Ancestral Goa.
 
 

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