Renovated Naval Aviation Museum Is The Newest Attraction In Goa

by Sanjana Shenoy
Renovated Naval Aviation Museum Is The Newest Attraction In Goa

Take a break from the beaches, parties and resto-bars of Goa and head to Asia’s only Naval aviation museum. Inaugurated in 1998, the Naval Aviation Museum underwent renovation and recently reopened for visitors in a new avatar. It’s one of two military museums in India that showcases aircraft used by the Indian navy throughout the years. Nestled in Dabolim, in Goa, this museum takes visitors on a journey of naval aviation with swanky upgraded facilities. Read on for all the deets.

Goa Has Asia’s Only Naval Aviation Museum

Rear Admiral Philipose G Pynumootil, Flag Officer Commanding of Goa Area dedicated the revamped Naval Aviation Museum to all aviation enthusiasts on April 4. According to a report by The Indian Express, the Navy stated that this museum is one-of-a-kind in Asia. It’s also listed as the top five places to visit in Goa. Naval Aviation Museum won many accolades including the ‘Travellers Choice Award’ by Trip Advisor in 2020. Visitors can get a glimpse of a large collection of aircraft starting from as old as 1998 that were used by the Indian Navy.

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VR Flying Experience, Selfie Corner, Souvenir Shop, Cafe & More

Apart from the aircraft, the historical feats of naval aviation have been presented through audio-visual aids and other exhibits. With ramps to aid the specially-abled, a unique souvenir shop and the Glass Cockpit Cafe for a quick bite and coffee, there’s a lot to look forward to here. Click Insta-worthy selfies at ‘Vyuha’, the selfie corner. Aviation enthusiasts can enjoy a Virtual Reality flying experience and also have a glimpse at vintage aircraft models that are sure to blow your minds off.

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So, we suggest you stop everything you’re doing and visit the Naval Aviation Museum, the next time you’re in Goa.