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Address: St. Thomas Church Building, Diu 362520, India
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St. Thomas' Church now houses a collection of Catholic statues.

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A museuum of Portuguese Christian artifacts

Diu Museum is located in old St. Thomas Church. The exhibits are mainly wooden statues of Christian saints and date back to the Portuguese rule of Diu. Except to those interested... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
MC_Narayanan
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diu Museum is located in old St. Thomas Church. The exhibits are mainly wooden statues of Christian saints and date back to the Portuguese rule of Diu. Except to those interested in Portuguese Christian history of Diu, this museum will not be an attraction.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is seperate place for musuem i believe it is within the thomos church compound and can be covered when moving around to have a glimpse of this beautiful church.

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Thank challasundararao
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Diu Museum is set up in Thomas Church. This church had been built in 1598 but was later converted into a museum. Now, it houses numerous stone inscriptions of ancient rulers, antique statues, multi-colored fountains, wood carvings and idols showcasing the rich past of the region. This museum also features 400 year old wooden and marble statues of St.... More 

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Gandhinagar, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

You cannot really call it a Museum because it is located inside the premises of the Church. Though there are terracotta figurines of the revered Fathers of the bygone era who must have served this church once. But, even if you skip it, you will lose nothing. Also, it needs maintenance.

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Thank Akanksha M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Don't know why its' even called a Museum..its' the building there. and empty...few old artefacts and that's it. Good facade though..

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Thank ranjantalks
Jamnagar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

It is one of best museum in Diu and it is well maintained. It is near to fort and garden is also developed in front of museum.

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Thank anandsutaria
Ambala, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Old , rusted and broken historical items placed. You can around 10-15 Min here. Govt has lot of scope to improve this place, it has got historical importance but neglected by locals and govt. as well.

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Thank Praveen1108
Ahmedabad
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is just waste of time...there is nothing to see here....and people are rude they don't like u visit this place.

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Thank Tushar R
Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I dont find anything to look into in diu museum .it is just having some statues of old fathers and pops of diu

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

It is the old church but now it is converted into museum and around it some pictures are present....

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