National Museum of Naval Aviation, Vasco

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Inaugurated in 1998, Located in Bogmalo which is a short distance from Vasco da Gama, this museum is a unique one amongst museums in Goa and is the only Naval aviation museum in all of Asia. Displayed here are artifacts, items and various staged machinery and equipment of the evolution of India’s naval force over the years. There are two sections to the museum – the outdoor exhibit and indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit displays a range of decommissioned aircraft that served with the Navy. A small shed hosts a decade old aircraft machines and interested visitors can see the engines as well.

The museum displays a number of aircraft that were used by the Indian Navy throughout its history. The interior of the museum is designed to look like the interior of a naval aircraft carrier, INS Viraat and has displays of naval equipment, prominent battles, a simulation room and an extensive granite plaque paying tribute to the martyrs.  Also displayed are the different types of attire of naval servicemen and servicewomen. Photography is allowed in this meuseum.

Distance:
3.7km from Dabolim Airport – 7mins
23.7km from Margao via Sancoale – 27mins
26.5km from Panjim – 35mins
32km from Ponda old bus stand – 43mins

Timings:
10 am – 5 pm. All days except Mondays.

Contact:
0832 258 5525

Entry:
Adults – Rs. 30; Students – Rs. 15

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