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The Archaeological Museum, Old Goa

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Good, though not big

There is no dearth for Archeological Museums in India :-) , and this is yet another one. This is... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Krishnan U
Bengaluru, India
Nothing much to comment.

If you are at old Goa this is one of the spots in the cluster. So you can visit as a package. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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Off Old Goa Road (route 748), Cola, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are at old Goa this is one of the spots in the cluster. So you can visit as a package. The exhibition hall has displays of historical information. May small children find it boring. Old model of Portuguese ship is the best display.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The museum is good in the sense that some of the artefacts are really old. They have also given description at many places. But Goa being a small state, there is not much variety to the museum. Good enough collection for the entry fee charged...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Entry fee is 20rs. Photography is prohibited. Contains ancient ruins portraits of governors and not much more.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This Place Has An History Because St. Francis Xavier Was The Priest Here. His Body Is Anothe Opposite Old Church At BASILICA DE BOM JESUS CHURCH

1  Thank FernandesRusario
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It is a museum which has an entry fee. It is really hot inside and you wished there were air conditioners instead of small size air coolers (you do not feel the cool air despite standing near to it for minutes). The museum definitely conserves...More

1  Thank Jaya03
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is not free. They charge Rs:20 per adult. It is not a big museum and photography is prohibited inside. It is near the Sec Cathedral church. If you are not interested in history you would take less than 15 minutes to complete the tour....More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

There is no dearth for Archeological Museums in India :-) , and this is yet another one. This is not a big Museum. Located behind the SE Cathedral, you can cover this in max one hour, even if the subject interests you. Entrance has a...More

Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A museum is a place that provides you a vista of past and the glorious history of a bygone era. This museum is a great encyclopedia for someone who is interested in learning the great traditions and culture of Goa. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Srikanth G K H
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It has good collection... There is an entry ticket about 10 ₹. U can spend about 2 hours in Watching all articles in museum

Reviewed 9 September 2017

You will witness a small left behind part of History. The Museum is a part of BOM Jesus Basilica. The life of St. Francis Xavier is summarised in Pics. All the Antics rich idols are kept safe. Some of the main and Important events in...More

1  Thank Annsley F
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