The best museums in Goa for the culture-vulture

Goa’s coastline is dotted with endless beaches that are a paradise for city-weary people. However, it would be grossly unfair to define Goa as just that. If you look beyond the obvious, Goa has a rich cultural side too. A great place to get a crash-course in Goa’s culture is by visiting its museums that hold fascinating stories of its history. If, like me, you enjoy visiting museums or looking to take a break from…

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Visit Naval Aviation Museum Goa

naval aviation museum goa

Once again, I landed in Goa for a week long sojourn during the auspicious festival of lights. The trip was special, for I was behind the wheel as we drove down 600km, all the way to this coastal state. Every time I claim to have seen enough of Goa, it surprises me. I’ve already shared posts on Palolem Beach, Reis Magos Fort, Big Foot and Goa State Museum. But, obviously there is a lot more…

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Goa State Museum – Rich Collection And Honest Exhibit Intentions

I am going to admit, I am a museum person. Getting to know culture, history, civilizations by strolling through exhibits, listening to audio guides and leafing brochures fascinates me. I also believe museums say a lot about a city or state; and hence it is imperative to have city and state museums. Considerable efforts should be drawn by every state or central government to preserve and/or restore artifacts, relics, galleries, cultural anthropology, et al. and…

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Ancestral Goa museum and Big Foot– Victim of its own concept

If you are bored of visiting Goa’s infinite beaches or if you are the type of person who enjoys visiting museums then Ancestral Goa Museum is a place you can check out. The Place Ancestral Goa is meant to give you a cultural glimpse of Goa – Olden style homes, what their occupations were like? how did they dress? what did they eat? et cetera. The place is also popular as Big foot because of an…

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