Furniture

This gallery showcases the Indo-Portuguese furniture like Sofa Sets, Table and Chair of the Portuguese Governor General, Sofa Set with ivory inlay work and a ‘Machul’. The main highlight of this gallery is the “Table of Goa Inquisition”

Geology

This gallery has panel and dioramas of the laterite quarry, road, metal quarry, mining of iron ore in Goa, Interior of earth and topographical map of Goa. It also displays samples of igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic rocks, minerals, shells and fossils.

Environment And Development

It shows the various problems faced by our environment today as a result of pollution and the different measures to be taken to reduce pollution and its effects are shown in the form of Dioramas. These galleries are developed under the conservation education centre set up by WWF, India.

Cultural Antropology

The Cultural Anthropology gives us an overview of the Goan culture with its various artifacts. These artifacts were used by people in their day to day activities. It includes weights and measures, utensils of clay, copper, brass and porcelains. There are also models of sugarcane crusher, boat crane and agricultural implements. This gallery also has […]

Christian Art

The Christian Art Gallery shows different sculptures from the Portuguese period. There are different sculptures of Mother Mary, Jesus and different Saints. This gallery also displays a silken Portuguese victory flag, the coat of Armoury and Insigma of colonel of Artillery and Portraits of Portuguese Governor Generals.

Shree S.K Banerjee And Smt Gauri Banerjee Art

This antiquities and artifacts in this gallery were the personal collections of Shri S.K. Banerjee (Lt. Governor of Goa from 1972-1977). This gallery includes antiquities from Indus valley civilization to the modern painting including Gandhara stone sculptures, North Indian stone sculptures, South Indian Bronze scultptures, Indian Miniature paintings and different sculptures from Nepal and South […]

History Of Printing In Goa

Printing is a technique to reproduce text and illustrations. The printing press was brought to Goa by the Portuguese in the year 1556 A.D. This was the first machine in the whole of Asia. “DOUTRINA CHRISTA†composed by St. Francis Xavier was the first printed book in Goa in 1557. The History of printing in […]

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