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Archaeological Museum

Miramar

Archaeological Museum Overview

Ranked 10 of 18 sightseeing in Miramar

The Archaeological Museum is situated around 14 km away from Miramar within the premises of the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi. This museum was established by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in 1964. The museum holds display of a collection dating from the historical times to the late medieval period.

The artefacts and sculptures displayed at this museum represent the picture of Goa under the Portuguese rule. The collection has been segregated and kept in eight galleries. In the first floor, visitors can see the portraits of Portuguese governors in their official dresses. The portrait of Vasco da Gama, sculptures of Hindu deities and Sati and hero stones are some of the other artefacts displayed at the museum.

Portuguese arms, such as rifles, swords and daggers, are also exhibited at the museum. Some of the other attractions of this museum are coins, ancient maps, ceramics, stamps and Palaeolithic tools.

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