Goa's Largest research and museum.


More Than 8000 Artifacts objects Detailing Indian History. Established in 1977, It Contains Departments including Ancient History And Archaeology, Art, Crafts.

Hours of visiting

  • Mon - Fri

  • 9:30 Am to 5:30 Pm
  • Our history


  • Goa Museum - Panaji

    The State of Goa has got long historical and cultural tradition. The State Museum of Goa is set up, with the aim at centralizing and preserving antiquities, art objects and objects of cultural importance, throwing light on the ancient historical and cultural traditions of Goa and exhibiting them thematically, so as to depict different aspects of the Goan History and Culture.

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    Museum is open for public at Old Secretariat,

  • on view


    • Religious Expression

    • Lottery machines

    • Natural Heritage

    • Cultural Anthropology

    • Contemporary Art

    • Christian Art

    • Institute Menezes Braganza

    • Environment and Development

    • Furniture

    • Geology

    • Sculpture

    • Goa's freedom Struggle

    • Numismatic

“The best introduction to art is to stroll through a museum. The more art you see, the more you'll learn to define your own taste.” “A museum is a place where one should lose one's head.” “A museum has to renew its collection to be alive, but that does not mean we give on important old works.