Goa Archaeological Museum

Goa Archaeological Museum Travel Map

Goa Archaeological Museum, built in mid-sixties is famous as the Christian Art Museum. The eight galleries located in the museum have been segregated into eight separate sections. In the museum are displayed a collection of sixty portraits of Goa's governors and viceroys. Collections of the museum also include a St. Peter wooden statue, rare collection of Hindu gods and goddesses, a statue of Lord Vishnu with Goddess Laxmi and Garuda. Apart from this, the museum also houses a vast collection of large coins issued by various Hindu, Muslim and Portuguese rulers. The museum contains Goa's art and craft collection, precious stones, gold made objects, St. Francis Xavier's image in silver casket, ivory images and others. Microliths, middle and upper Paleolithic stone tools, Alfonso de Albuquerque's 6 metre tall statue, Neolithic Celts and Christ watching his flock as a symbolic shepherd are other highlights of the museum. Collections of the museum also include copper nails, copper coins andrings belonging to the 3rd century BC. The museum was a result of collaboration between Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage and Calouste Gulbentian of Portugal. The depiction of Christ as a symbolic shepherd watching over his flock is the major attraction of this museum. Apart from displaying portraits and coins, the museum also houses objects made of gold and precious stones, ivory images and image of St. Francis Xavier in a silver casket.

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Ella, Goa 403110, India

+91 832 228 5333

0832 228 5333

Opening Day

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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