Meseums

Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery

Established as a museum in 1964, it was originally a wing of the Franciscan monastery adjacent to the Church of St Francis of Assisi. It’s currently in the hands of the Archaeological Society of India. It exhibits Portuguese pre-colonial and post-colonial artifacts and has eight galleries including a portrait gallery of Portuguese governors.

Archaeological Museum & Portrait Gallery
Old Goa (+91 832 228 5333)
Open Sat-Thurs, 10am-5pm

Goa State Museum

Located in the capital city of Panjim its numerous galleries feature Hindu and Jain artifacts, sculptures and Christian art. Their most popular exhibit is ‘Goa’s Freedom Struggle Gallery’.

Goa State Museum
Panaji (+91 832 243 8006; www.goamuseum.nic.in)
Open Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm

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