Museum Of Christian Art At Rachol
: Rachol Seminary, In Salcete Taluka, 7-km From Margao, Goa
: 24th January 1994
: Sacred Art Objects Of Christian Traditions
Set Up By
: The Indian National Trust For Architecture And Cultural Heritage And The Gulbenkian Foundation Of Portugal
Asia's first special Museum of Christian Art was opened at Rachol academy, located about 7-km eastwards of
Margao in Salcete Taluka on 24th January 1994. The Calouste Gulbenkian basis of Lisbon, Portugal hasprovided money for this unique museum. It's the only Christian Art Museum in South Asia, which was set up by the Indian National Trust for structural design and Cultural Heritage and the
Gulbenkian Foundation of Portugal.
The set is an accumulation of artifacts (also spelt as artefacts) from
Goa's dozens of churches and chapels, private collections and donations. Sacred art objects of Christian traditions prepared by local Hindu artists are major attractions.
: Daily 09.00 to 13.00 hrs. and 14.00 to 17.00 hrs
: Rs. 5/- per adult and Rs.2.50 per child.