Archaeological Site Museum, Old Goa

Nestled in the former Portuguese colonial capital of Old Goa, Archaeological Museum Of Goa is run by Archaeological Survey of India. It was set up in 1964 and was modernized in 1981–82. The museum, located near Church of St. Francis of Assisi, displays antiquities from ancient to the late medieval period in eight galleries. For tourists who are new to the city, the museum exhibits many objects from the Portuguese period in Goa including portrait paintings of governors and viceroys, pillars, wooden sculptures, postal stamps and capitals. Natural and artificial lights are used in the museum for displaying the portraits. Major attractions of the museum include Vishnu with 10 incarnations, Luis Vaz de Camees, Gajalakshmi, Surya, ivory sculptures of Jesus crucification, wooden sculpture of John the Baptist, bronze statue of Albuquerques (first governor of Goa), sati stone, portrait paintings of Vasco da Gama, Persian and Arabic inscription, Portuguese arms like rifle, swords and daggers. The Archaeological Museum Of Goa also has an exceptional collection of stamps and religious artifacts

About Archaeological Site Museum, Old Goa

Nestled in the former Portuguese colonial capital of Old Goa, Archaeological Museum Of Goa is run by Archaeological Survey of India. It was set up in 1964 and was modernized in 1981–82. The museum, located near Church of St. Francis of Assisi, displays antiquities from ancient to the late medieval period in eight galleries. For tourists who are new to the city, the museum exhibits many objects from the Portuguese period in Goa including portrait paintings of governors and viceroys, pillars, wooden sculptures, postal stamps and capitals. Natural and artificial lights are used in the museum for displaying the portraits. Major attractions of the museum include Vishnu with 10 incarnations, Luis Vaz de Camees, Gajalakshmi, Surya, ivory sculptures of Jesus crucification, wooden sculpture of John the Baptist, bronze statue of Albuquerques (first governor of Goa), sati stone, portrait paintings of Vasco da Gama, Persian and Arabic inscription, Portuguese arms like rifle, swords and daggers. The Archaeological Museum Of Goa also has an exceptional collection of stamps and religious artifacts

Outstanding Universal Value

Monument Information

Address

Church Complex, Old Goa Road, North Goa, Velha Goa, Goa 403402

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Goa International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Thivim Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Panjim Bus Stand

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 08:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 30 °C, Minimum: 18 °C

    Summer : Maximum: 45 °C, Minimum: 25 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 11 °C, Minimum: 3 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : October to May

Facilities available At the Monument

Contact Details

  • Uday Anand Shastri
  • Phone: 2285302, 2285871 (T-f)
  • E-mail: circlegoa.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 10
₹ 10 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax