Goa State Museum, also known as the State Archaeology Museum, located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road in Panjim. Goa State Museum has an impressive collection of artifacts. It was established in 1977. It contains departments including Ancient History and Archaeology, Art and Craft, and Geology Of all museums of Goa this one features exhibits, artifacts and items pertaining to religious expression, history of printing in the state, lottery printing, cultural anthropology, contemporary and Christian art, furniture, sculptures and information on Goa’s struggle for freedom. The museum is open on all weekdays between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm.
Photography is allowed only for students and scholars based on prior request. The museum also organises screenings for students on prior intimation. These screenings are short videos displaying the various cultural, heritage and anthropological facts about Goa. There is no entry fee to the Goa State Museum and the museum is divided into several galleries. Twelve out of these are open to the public. Some of the notable galleries are the Banerji Art Gallery and Sculpture Gallery.
850mtr from Panjim KTC Bus stand – 5mins
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