The Indian Customs and Central Excise Museum
The Indian Customs and Central Excise Museum is first of its kind in the country. This museum has been established to promote appreciation of the evolution of the Indian Customs and Central Excise from ancient times, its modernization and relevance today for revenue generation, protection, culture and natural heritage, protecting the county from illicit trade, including narcotics and psychotropic substances.
Museum Hours:Tuesday to Sunday – 9.30 am to 5 pm
Address: The INDIAN CUSTOMS AND CENTRAL EXCISE MUSEUM is located Opp. Panaji Jetty (Captain of Ports Building), Panaji, Goa.
MOG is the largest contemporary art space in Goa, with galleries, a sculpture garden, a café, a museum store and an auditorium. Museum of Goa (MOG) will be open to the public from 6th November 2015.
MOG will also offer music concerts, open art classes, pottery facilities and workshops. The first exhibition at MOG is titled ‘GOPAKAPATTANAM’ (The medieval name of Goa). This exhibition will present histories of Goa using sculptures, installations, paintings and multi-media. It will be an unique opportunity to get introduced to Goa’s history in a very novel and playful way.
The Heritage Village at Loutulim is designed to illustrate Goa’s traditional past. Set in eco-friendly surroundings, it traces Goa’s lifestyle and heritage over the past hundred years.