5 Best Museums In Goa You Need To Visit

by Sanmita A
5 Best Museums In Goa You Need To Visit

Goa has something for all kinds of travellers. From beach babies to history buffs and real foodies, Goa serves everybody just right. This tourist state is famous for being one of the topmost destinations for holidaying. If you aren’t the party animal and love calming spots, Goa museums exist just for you! Take a look at the historical, new and offbeat museums in Goa parallelly entertaining another group of travellers –

Houses Of Goa

Goa’s architecture has a different vibe to it. It is unlike the big city buildings but has the most majestic structures. This museum houses information and so much history about the structures in Goa. It tells of the Portuguese who gave their aesthetics to the homes, churches and markets there. Before you even enter the building, you will love the vibe in this museum, and we are sure it will appeal to the history passionate in you.

Location – House No. 674, Near Nisha’s Play School,Torda ,Salvador do Mundo, Penha de França, Goa 403101


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Archaeological Museum of Goa

Archaeological Museum is in Old Goa. You will love the interiors of this place, with artefacts and historic objects placed to entertain real history buffs. You will get a glimpse of how things were in Goa during the Portuguese rule. Well, it will surely help you conclude what Goa was and what it is today. Don’t miss out on one of the best museums in Goa. Things you shouldn’t miss here while visiting the museum include – the statue of Surya dated to the 12th century, the portrait of Vasco da Gama, a statue of Luís Vaz de Camões, and more.

Location – Behind Se Cathedral, Goa Velha, Goa 403402

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Big Foot Goa

A visit to this gem of a museum in Goa is a must. It is located in South Goa and shows the life of the locals in Goa. You will be mesmerised by the settings here and the warm vibe of the place. You will never feel foreign to this place, even if it is your first visit. It has the most amazing interiors ever & undoubtedly stands as one of the best museums in Goa.

Location – Cross Museum, Main Road, Salcete District, Loutolim, Goa 403718


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Indian Customs And Central Excise Museum

This customs museum is super offbeat and relatively new. Set in the heart of Goa, you will witness the best of the customs department’s achievements here. For the thriller and crime followers, this museum will surely initiate a spark in you. Set in the Goan way, with an upright bright colour 400-year old building, an enormous number of stories, displays, and collections sit in its interiors.

Location – The INDIAN CUSTOMS AND CENTRAL EXCISE MUSEUM, Opp. Panaji Jetty (Captain of Ports Building), Panaji, Goa.

Also Read – National Museum Of Customs And GST Opens Inside 400-Year Old Goa Building

All About Alcohol Museum

The All About Alcohol is a recent addition and houses a collection to die for. Set up by a business person in Goa. If you love alcohol, some information should be in your notes. You will love the vibe and the collection at this offbeat museum in Goa.

Location – Main Road, Candolim, Goa 403515

Are there any particular museum you really like in Goa? Drop in your comments!

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