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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
+91 832 657 0877
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Goa Chitra is a total different kind of experience in Goa. When people go to Goa, they think of beaches, food but noone actually knows that Goa has such great heritage and rich culture. I saw and learned that at the Goa Chitra museum. Victor...More

Thank ronella s
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The price of each ticket (300 Rs) was initially driving me not go in, but it is worth it. We had a single guide for the full visit and was carefully explaining each and every detail. Privately run museum with lots of carts and utensils...More

2  Thank M-SINVAL
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is a private museum having huge collections of Carts used for transportation in olden times. Most of them are from Rajastan, Karnataka, Kerala. Lot of efforts have been put for collecting and putting the same on display. They have a second gallery which displays...More

Thank girihari
Reviewed 27 April 2017

An incredible find in Goa was this ethonographic museum of implements used in Goa's past. The collection is immense and the time necessary to absorb it all is at least 2-3 hours. The guides were excellent and imparted a great deal of information about the...More

1  Thank shmillermd
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very nice experience, to be seen!!! The staff are fantastic, Victor and your wife Aldina are a very perfect hosts, go see it!

1  Thank Marconder
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

First of all kudos to the owner of this museum... Painstakingly collection of items of an era gone bye... Amazing Indian wheel cart's section.. With carts from various states of our great country india.....And it's varied uses. Display of items past and present depicting the...More

1  Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is well worth a visit, but I hope you get a guide whose English isn't monotone. The sweet young woman who guided us couldn't even be understood by the Indian Guide who brought us here. And she was tone deaf as bar stool...More

1  Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Nice collection of different time period tongas and bullock carts. Well maintained and the guide explained every antique piece in a simple way. There were two museums within the museum, one was the Goa Chakra museum that has antique carts and the other one is...More

1  Thank PonnuSubramanian
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Goa is kinda poor for history, and this museum is smth! We were impressed by the collections and the guide. Museum. Several collections: transport, pottery, agricultural things and so on. Guide. She knows a lot, besides, she has an answer for every our question. And...More

1  Thank Lyudmyla Y
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were not sure what to expect from the Goa Chitra Museum and were prepared to be as bored as anyone with pile of old tools. In fact, it was an excellent experience in every respect. We were lucky to have a devoted and knowledgeable...More

1  Thank SPM02143
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