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Goa - Chitra

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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...more
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St. John the Baptist Church Road | Mondo-Waddo, Benaulim, 403716, India
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Went with my family on 9 June..Goa chitra part was good and informative but Goa chakra part was not that good..keeping a cart from Rajasthan or any other state doesn't tell anything to us about Goa so Goa chakra part was a misnomer..and 300 rs...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank vipin d
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited Goa many times and were unaware of this little gem until our recent visit. The museum is small but beautifully laid out and crammed with interesting artefacts. There are two sections, one dedicated to the ‘wheel’ which as its title suggests is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank rosalyndej
Reviewed 6 February 2018 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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank AlbP89
Reviewed 3 February 2018 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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank MeenaA116
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank SridharSathnur
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank GordonW318
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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank UdayaBhaskar714
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

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank ronella s
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

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank M-SINVAL
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

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank girihari
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