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Museum of Christian Art

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Museum is magnificient , good collection of artefacts located adjacent to convent st. monica . one... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018

It has a good collection of artifacts. Best to visit with someone (Catholic parents in my case) who... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
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The Museum of Christian Art located in the 17th century Convent of Santa Monica in Old Goa, is the first such Museum in Asia and houses objects exclusively related to Christian Art. The Museum has a collection of unique indo-portuguese artworks many...more
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Annexe, Convent of Santa Monica, Goa Velha 403402, India
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Museum is magnificient , good collection of artefacts located adjacent to convent st. monica . one can reach there by bus , cab or auto .it has a collection of indo portuguese christian art - also has a collection of gold items , ivory ,rosaries...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Museum of Christian Art is located next to the Convent of St. Monica and not too far from the Se Cathedral and Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa. Housed in a recently renovated building, the museum offers a good collection of Indo-Portuguese artefacts,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

It has a good collection of artifacts. Best to visit with someone (Catholic parents in my case) who has some knowledge of the significance of the items for the Christian culture.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ParasP117
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This museum is right in front of the famous St. Augustine Tower. This is a museum where you can find different cultures. The art is very well displayed in a compact place. If you love art then you must and should visit this place (That...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kiranponnanna
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Museum of Christian Art. The Museum of Christian Art, reputed to be the only one of its kind in whole of Asia.The fabulous array of preserved art objects includes rosaries, crosses, statues, paintings, and other items made of gold and precious stone....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The Museum of Christian Art is a very niche museum that showcases Indo-European art as it found its expression in Christian imagery and worship during the Portuguese rule in Goa. It is interesting to see how natives interpreted a European culture to meet their own...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RinaldD1
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The Museum, tucked away from the rush at the Church of Bom Jesu in old Goa, is a beautiful, compact well-curated space. The objects are well displayed within the heritage structure and reflect the story of indigenisation of Christianity, particularly in visual characteristics. The curator...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Set in lovely cool building Cultural overload Too much to take in on one quick visit unfortunately You need a couple of hours minimum to do it justice

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This converted church looks really impressive from the outside and indeed, probably once was impressive inside. Alas, as of July 2015, most of it is under renovation and closed off. The only room that is available is bare and uninteresting and contains some pretty lame...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 4 July 2015

A fascinating collection of Indo-Portuguese items. The varied intermingling of the various faiths and their representations in a purely Christian way is fascinating. Unfortunately, the roof of the Museum leaks and during our conversation with the Curator, we came to know that it has been...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Animitra G
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