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Goa - Chitra

St. John the Baptist Church Road | Mondo-Waddo, Benaulim, 403716, India
+91 832 277 2910
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Private Tour: Braganza House, Goa Chitra Museum, Palacio Do Deao and Ancient Goa
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The museum offers an evolving environment of traditional artefacts that provides an experimental context for investigating material culture, re-thinking process and practice, and developing new collaborative approaches. The Goa Chitra museum offers an evolving environment of living installations, public studios, and materials that provides an experimental context for investigating material culture, re-thinking process and practice, and developing new collaborative approaches. Goa Chitra is an active participant and an exceptional place for rethinking things in everyday and extraordinary life. Collection: The ethnographic museum displays over 4000 exhibits which were collected by one man over 25 years. The museum showcases the material culture of Goan's before electricity era and every implement is substantiated with researched documentation that dates back to hundreds of years of evolved wizen.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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St. John the Baptist Church Road | Mondo-Waddo, Benaulim, 403716, India
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"private museum"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad I visited after a recommendation. This Museum is small, but the personal tour included in the price of R300 makes it wonderfully enlightening. There are 2 sections: the first is the Transport Museum with interesting or ornate carriages and carts which were built...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Benaulim : it is a must visit in case you happen to stay in Benaulim or close by in south goa. Very good collection of old carts/ carriages/ modes of transports/ palanquins in Chakra museum and wonderful glimpses of pottery/ furniture /kitchen vessals/...More

2  Thank Meena A
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Tucked away in Benaulim is the Goa Chitra Museum. It has a fine collection of horse carriages, ancient carts, pottery, tools, some musical instruments, palanquins across different times. It is quite a large place and the artifacts are quite varied. There is an entrance fee...More

2  Thank SridharSathnur
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This was an interesting visit and being welcomed by the owner and who's life work it is made the visit very worthwhile. The buildings are full of either originals or replicas of a bygone era. These included transport modes as well as various arts and...More

2  Thank GordonW318
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Visited this private museum as it was a minor detour in our route map and was happy that we made this stop. If you like to spend an hour + to understand and appreciate history this is the place for you. There are guided tours...More

2  Thank UdayaBhaskar714
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Goa Chitra is a total different kind of experience in Goa. When people go to Goa, they think of beaches, food but noone actually knows that Goa has such great heritage and rich culture. I saw and learned that at the Goa Chitra museum. Victor...More

2  Thank ronella s
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The price of each ticket (300 Rs) was initially driving me not go in, but it is worth it. We had a single guide for the full visit and was carefully explaining each and every detail. Privately run museum with lots of carts and utensils...More

4  Thank M-SINVAL
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is a private museum having huge collections of Carts used for transportation in olden times. Most of them are from Rajastan, Karnataka, Kerala. Lot of efforts have been put for collecting and putting the same on display. They have a second gallery which displays...More

3  Thank girihari
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

An incredible find in Goa was this ethonographic museum of implements used in Goa's past. The collection is immense and the time necessary to absorb it all is at least 2-3 hours. The guides were excellent and imparted a great deal of information about the...More

4  Thank shmillermd
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very nice experience, to be seen!!! The staff are fantastic, Victor and your wife Aldina are a very perfect hosts, go see it!

3  Thank Marconder
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