MUSEUMS IN GOA
The Gallery displays stone sculptures and bronzes of different deities, Hero and Sati stones etc. The gallery also exhibits inscriptions or their photographs dating from the 4th century A.D. onwards, significant among them being a copper plate inscription of Viravarma, a Kadamba King dating back to 1049 A.D. The oldest object in the museum is a fossil of bone dating 10000 B.C.
Christian Art Gallery
The Gallery exhibits wooden statues of various Christian Saints and others including Pieta. There are portraits of Portuguese Governors and Prime Ministers, rare paintings on wood, metal and canvas, furniture pieces etc.
Banerji Art Gallery
This museum features terracotta objects of the Harappan civilizations, seals of Janapadas, stone sculptures of south East Asia. Also displayed a Rajasthani miniature paintings, Patachitras of Orissa, and a Vishnu image of the Gupta period.
Religious Expression Gallery
Musical instrument, worship utensils, palm-leaf manuscripts and paper manuscripts of different religious texts and old photographs of religious ceremonies and festivals are on display here.
Cultural Anthropology Gallery
Displayed in this museum are objects related to cultural anthropology, household utensils, games, weights and measures.
Contemporary Art Gallery
Paintings and sculptures of Goan as well as other Indian artists like R. Chipmaker, F.N Souza, S.H. Raza, M.F. Hussain are on display.
Western Bronze Gallery
Replicas of bronze sculptures of European artists like Claude, Dalon are among display. Timings: 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Mondays to Friday. Contact : Director of Museum, Tel: 0832 - 226006.