The Goa State Museum, located few kilometres away from Aguada, was constructed in the year 1977. Possessing a huge collection categorised in terms of history, religion and art, the museum attracts many visitors throughout the day. The premise is segmented into 12 galleries and houses a collection of more than 8000 articles. The belongings of the museum consist of Hindu and Jain sculptures, handicrafts, timber items, coins, textiles, manuscripts, paintings, mud models from all across India and anthropological things. Different artefacts, copper inscriptions and pebble sculptures, attract visitors to the gallery. The famous Contemporary Art Gallery showcases paintings and sculptures of eminent Indian and Goan artists. Possessing some uncommon portraits, The Unique Freedom Struggle Gallery gives an idea of the freedom struggle of Goa.