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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 8 March 2013

Very interesting look back over Goa's past. Well put together and still being extended to add room for more old carriages.

2  Thank PhildUk
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Really interesting museum that is also used for occasional concerts/dinners. We went there twice to see a Beatles tribute band and a couple of jazz singers, both of which were excellent, as was the food. Fascinating collection of artifacts from rural Goa and a beautiful...More

2  Thank LondonGoa–girl
Reviewed 3 February 2013

A great museum showcasing ancient and traditional artifacts of rural Goa. It is a must visit for those who stays at South Goa. One can approach it from Colva, Benaulim or Madgaon by cab, auto or even by local bus. You can get a glimpses...More

3  Thank amitavadas
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Armed with a cast-iron perseverance to preserve all things Goan especially of the bygone era deserves much more accolades than he is given credit for. 'Goa Chitra' is one man's single effort to salvage what has remained of our rich past. It's not just a...More

3  Thank globetrottingmaria
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Great collection of goan artifacts, good live music. A must visit if in Benaulim area.

4  Thank jazzinn
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Please do not leave Goa without paying homage to this wonderful place! Victor and Allie have dedicated their life to the preservation of traditional Goan culture and do so with panache. The museum is full of interesting collections and the hip couple regularly host movie...More

5  Thank NewYorkAirmail
Reviewed 27 April 2012

off the beaten track, interesting collection of antique farming equipment, kitchen utensils, brass ware, household nic-nacs; we were told only less than half had been displayed yet, would love to go back and see the complete collection of artefacts

2  Thank Kirti66
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Worth a visit to see how old Goa used to be. I'm glad I wasn't a farmer having to earn a living in those times.

3  Thank sunrisen
Reviewed 18 January 2012

I really liked this place, people are very welcoming and friendly, I'd go back, thanks

2  Thank gabriel m
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Goa Chitra is a very interesting place to visit. I went at night and had a meal as there was a themed night with entertainment. It was quite expensive but definitely worth going once. A lot of thought has gone into putting this place together.

2  Thank Goatravellers
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