THE MUSEUM OF CHRISTIAN ART - 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: Indian National Trust

Asia's first exclusive Museum of Christian Art was opened at Rachol seminary, situated about 7-km eastwards of Margao in Salcete Taluka on 24th January 1994. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation of Lisbon, Portugal has provided funds for this unique museum. It's the only Christian Art Museum in South Asia, which was set up by the Indian National Trust for Architecture and Cultural Heritage and the Gulbenkian Foundation of Portugal.

The Exhibits
The collection 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: 9.30 am To 5.00 pm
Closed On: Mondays



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