Goa Chitra Museum

H.No. 498
Benaulim, GA - 403716

Type: Arts Museums, Science Museums
0832 277 2911
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The Goa Chitra Museum is a unique cultural institution located in the village of Benaulim in South Goa, India. Established by art conservationist and ethnographer Victor Hugo Gomes, the museum is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the traditional agrarian way of life and material culture of Goa and the Konkan region.

One of the main attractions of the Goa Chitra Museum is its vast collection of artifacts, which includes agricultural implements, tools, household utensils, musical instruments, and other objects that reflect the rich cultural heritage of the region. The museum's exhibits offer insights into various aspects of traditional Goan life, including agriculture, fishing, weaving, pottery, and cuisine, providing visitors with a fascinating glimpse into the region's history and heritage.

The Goa Chitra Museum is housed in a sprawling complex designed to resemble a traditional agrarian settlement, with multiple galleries and outdoor spaces showcasing different aspects of rural life. Visitors can explore the museum's extensive collection at their own pace, guided by informative displays and audiovisual presentations that offer context and background information on the exhibits.

In addition to its permanent exhibits, the Goa Chitra Museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, cultural events, workshops, and educational programs aimed at promoting awareness and appreciation of Goan culture and heritage. The museum's tranquil surroundings, lush gardens, and outdoor amphitheater make it a popular destination for visitors interested in learning about Goa's traditional way of life in a serene and immersive setting.

Overall, the Goa Chitra Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the cultural heritage of Goa and the Konkan region. Whether it's admiring the museum's extensive collection of artifacts, attending a cultural event, or simply soaking in the ambiance of its picturesque surroundings, a visit to the Goa Chitra Museum promises a memorable and enriching experience for all who visit.

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Opening Hours Sunday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Entry Fees Entry Fess: ₹300
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