Museum is the compilation of historical & cultural inheritance of the state. The State of Goa has got long historical and cultural tradition. The State Museum of Goa is set up, with the aim at centralizing and preserving antiquities, art objects and objects of cultural importance, throwing light on the ancient historical and cultural traditions of Goa and exhibiting them thematically, so as to depict different aspects of the Goan History and Culture.
The Museum, at present has in its possession a fairly large collection which is increasing day by day. The Museum, was set up on small scale in 1977 at St.Inez, Panaji. After construction of this present building the same was shifted here and this new Museum Complex at Patto was inaugurated by the then President Of India on 18th June 1996.
[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]The Museum has following display types to provide comprehensive knowledge of Goa’s tradition and culture.[/su_highlight]
[su_frame]Sculpture Gallery | Christian Art Gallery | Printing History Gallery | Banerji Art Gallery | Religious Expression Gallery | Cultural Anthropology | Contemporary Art Gallery | Numismatics Gallery | Goa’s Freedom Struggle Gallery | Menezes Braganza Gallery | Furniture Gallery | Natural Heritage of Goa Gallery | Environment & Development Gallery | Geology Gallery[/su_frame]
[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]The Museum Collection:[/su_highlight]
[su_frame]Religious expression History of printing in Goa | Lottery machines Natural Heritage Cultural Anthropology | Contemporary Art | Christian Art | Shree S.K.Banerjee and Smt. Gauri Banerjee Art | Institute Menezes Braganza Environment and Development Furniture | Geology Sculpture | Goa’s freedom Struggle | Other DisplayNumismatic [/su_frame]
The main function of the museum is to preserve cultural heritage by acquiring the related objects, preserving and displaying them systematically. The ultimate aim of Museum is to create awareness among people and educate the masses. The following services are provided to the visitors on arrival The visitors are taken round the Museum by the guides. The required information and references are provided to the visitors. Photographs of the exhibits are provided for the students and scholars for academic purpose if requested. The screening of historical and archaeological documentaries is organised for school students by prior appointment.
[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]Whom to Contact :[/su_highlight]
Smt. Radha R. Bhave
Curator and First Appelate Authority
Ph. No: 2438006, 2437306
Shri Premanand R. Kunkalekar
Public Information Officer
Phone No: 2438006
Shri Sachin B. Bandodkar
Assistant Public Information Officer
Phone No: 2438006
[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]Expectations from public :[/su_highlight]
i) You can help us by giving useful practical suggestions to improve our work.
ii) You can also inform us of any important object you have come across which can be acquired and preserved by Museum.
iii) The students can actively participate in various competitions organized by Museum.
iv) The scholars can organize exhibitions of objects collected by the students in their premises.
they can seek help from Museum staff in organizing such exhibitions.
v) If you have a remarkable collection of your own, you can think of donating the same to Museum, offer on sale or at least loan it to Museum for specific period so that it can be seen and enjoyed by the
[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]Museum is open :[/su_highlight]
Days : Monday to Saturday.
Timings : 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
You can be in touch with Museum staff for the above and help us to preserve our rich cultural heritage.