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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 15 December 2015

Happy to add our contribution to the many other positive reviews of this charming museum. A great alternative to (another) day on the beach! Firstly, it has a great collection of mostly wooden carriages and carts from all over India that reflect the different styles...More

1  Thank MidlandsMoochers
Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is a very unique private museum created. Bit expensive but well maintained. Guide was the young lady who has provided good info about all the collectible items. Pls. note to do this when you are not tired since it is going to take a...More

1  Thank SudhanshuGupta2000
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Once the museum was found (not particularly easy) we thoroughly enjoyed being taken around this eclectic collection of objects - ranging from transport, agricultural implements to household implements (plus the odd classic car). The exhibits are well laid out in several rooms - but are...More

1  Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Thank You Mr. Gomes for A Great Collection . A place to really know the olden days hand made stuffs used for daily life !A good know how for children on how things worked with out machines. The collections, bring back memories of one's childhood...More

1  Thank Melita B
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This privately owned museum is a very good collections of chakra(wheels) and Goan culture. Although we went in an off season ,it was different experience to see historical Goan culture. The lady was brilliant in explaining us the informations about the artefacts and she made...More

1  Thank Priyanka S
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Vitor Gomes has created a gem dedicated to Goa and its lifestyle. This is one of it's kind. It is a collection tools and artifacts, seldom seen,an amazing collection that will be appreciated not only by tourists,but by the people themselves who will appreciate Victor's...More

2  Thank erroleil
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We wanted to visit this place for past 3-4 years and managed to do so this year on a hot summer afternoon. Goa Chitra and Chakra Musuem is display of articles and objects portraying lifestyle of people (especially in & around Goa) painstakingly collected by...More

1  Thank Yeshwant A
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I have been to Goa Chitra twice. Once to visit the museum and once for a night of dance and workshops. You will leave with an understanding of Goa most will never get from the tourist areas. Victor who owns and curates the museum is...More

1  Thank Willy D
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We'd been meaning to visit Chitra for a number of years but only got round to it last year. It was fascinating to see a part of Goan heritage which is gradually disappearing. We had the museum to ourselves and were accompanied by a very...More

1  Thank Vintage_Vix
Reviewed 24 December 2014

It is a truly lovely place displaying Indias and Goas rich history. A cultural and artistic hub close to Margao in the beautiful Benaulim. I believe it is an essential to visit, to get to a depth and origin of every scene and experience in...More

1  Thank Seentheworld111
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