Houses of Goa Museum

Houses of Goa Museum information

Location
Panaji , India
Address
Torda
Telephone
+91 2410711
More information
www.archgoa.org
Prices
adult/child ₹100/25
Opening hours
10am-7.30pm Tue-Sun
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This little museum was created by a well-known local architect, Gerard da Cunha, to illuminate the history of Goan architecture. Interesting displays on building practices and European and local design will change the way you see those old Goan homes, apparent statewide in various states of glory and decrepitude. Next door is the Mario Gallery , with works by one of India’s favourite cartoonists, Mario Miranda. The museum and gallery are north of Panaji in the Torda neighbourhood. To get here, take a Mapusa-bound bus and get off at Okukora Circle, also known as Kokeru; a rickshaw from here and back, including waiting time, costs ₹100. From Panaji, a taxi or rickshaw will cost you about ₹300 one-way.