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Museum Of Christian Art At Rachol

Museum Of Christian Art At Rachol

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Location : Rachol Seminary, In Salcete Taluka, 7-km From Margao, Goa
Established In : 24th January 1994
Exhibits : 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 Exhibits
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.
Timings open : Daily 09.00 to 13.00 hrs. and 14.00 to 17.00 hrs
Entrance fees : Rs. 5/- per adult and Rs.2.50 per child.

 

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