The Museum of Christian art is considered to the first museum of its kind in the whole of the Asian continent, as this is an attempt to preserve the affluence and splendor of the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art from Goa. This museum was set up in the year 1994. This museum was initially located in Seminary of Rachol, Salcette and was later moved to the Convent of Santa Monica in the Old Goa area. This was the first museum specially meant for Christian art in Asia, it is a must visit for art lovers as it beautifully showcases treasures adorning the different Portuguese built churches in Goa. The museum showcases some of the finest World heritage monuments, belonging to the Indo-Portuguese era.
The museum showcases the lavishness and the value of the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art from Goa, which highlights the Goa’s heritage. The museum also demonstrates the wealth which is found in the various churches, which were originally built by the Portuguese in Goa along with some of the donation which were made by families during that time. There is an amazing collection of rosaries, gold items, precious stones and ivory images.
|Entry Fee For Child||Rs.2 for Children |
|Entry Fee For Adults||Rs.2 for Adults |
|Timings||All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||1 to 2 hours|