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Goa - Chitra

St. John the Baptist Church Road | Mondo-Waddo, Benaulim, 403716, India
+91 832 657 0877
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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.
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St. John the Baptist Church Road | Mondo-Waddo, Benaulim, 403716, India
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice collection however entry tickets are highly priced. The best attraction is a 400 year old cart that weighs 8 ton and is made of granite wheels, unfortunately was not available for viewing as it had broken down, just got to see the wheels from...More

2  Thank VinitaChhatwani
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amazing and biggest collection of carts from various centuries and from different states. Extensive collection of earthenware, pottery, art and even legal and medical equipents from across the century. A privately owned and curated museum, a must visit.

1  Thank Shahsona
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The website of this museum states there is no entry fee but when you reach at the location you are told that free entry has been discontinued and now you have to pay Rs. 300. It was quite annoying. I requested the guide present there...More

4  Thank jaideep k
GoaChitra, Owner at Goa - Chitra, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

We have various types of people visiting Goa Chitra. We have had over 4 lakh visitors since 2009 ranging from young school children to youth, researchers, holiday tourist from all corners of the globe including celebrities like Mr. Gulzhar and Robert di Nero. Ever-so-often we...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Unsure of the name heard of this private museum this place is 5kms odd from margoa ..but the treasures found here speaks the authenticity of the mission of the collector " To conserve and pass heritage to future generation" .Truly words cannot describe the heritage...More

2  Thank Ashu14
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A small museum off the beaten track. We went as it was offered by the hotel we stayed in as part of their free tours. A private museum, we went with no expectations. And it turned out quite interesting. A collection of 'wheel' based transport...More

1  Thank Kailashnath K
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Goa-chitra is very good place. Work in progress but nice place. Very good collection and good facility. Must visit once.

1  Thank viral06
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Goa Chitra Museum is located in Benaulim & is a work in progress starting from 200 items displayed to more the 4000 now.It is a small museum with an entrance fee of RS 100 which can be gone through in about 2 hours.There is not...More

1  Thank MARGDARSHI
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This museum was a real find, just a few kilometers inland from Benaulim beach. It began as a man's personal collection of carriages, furniture, tools and implements from the Goan past and is continually expanding. The items have been beautifully restored. The two of us...More

1  Thank Lindsay J
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The museum is absolutely interesting, telling you about goan lifestyle. Ask to meet the founder, Victor Hugo, and try to join him on a one-day-tour totally off the beaten tracks! He has so many stories to tell about how life used to be in goa,...More

1  Thank veggie666
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Goa Chitra is a must for visitors. It is still a work in progress,the life's work of Victor Gomes an artist who has devoted his life to creating and audit trail of Indian and Goan history...Great focus on agriculture and local crafts with a huge...More

2  Thank johnchristinewright
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