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List Of Popular Museums in Goa

The sun, sand and sea of Goa attracts tourists from all over the globe. Other than this Goa has a rich history, some remains of which can be explored in the various Museums of the state.

Browse here to find the useful notes on some of the well known Museums of Goa.

  • Archaeological Museum & Portrait Gallery : This museum located in Old Goa was opened in the vacant convent of St. Francis of Assisi in the year 1964. It is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The museum exhibits Brahmanical sculptures hero-stones and sati stones of the early and late medieval periods, portraits, coins and currency, revenue and court fee stamps, wooden and bronze sculptures and armory of the Portuguese period.
  • Archives Museum : The Museum of Goa is housed at a new Building at the Patto Plaze near the Ourem creek, Panaji. The museum is a giant and impressive building, where you can see the lame array of temple sculpture, hero stones and dowdy colonial era artifacts, couple of beautiful Jain bronzes etc.
  • Big Foot Art Gallery : The Big Foot Art Gallery & Handicrafts Center is situated at Loutulim. It is the best place to admire some traditional Goan arts and handicrafts.
  • Naval Aviation Museum : This is the first naval museum in Asia. It was 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 artifacts.

The Museums of Goa are worth a visit. They are the best way to peep into the colorful and interesting history of the tiny Indian State - Goa.

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