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Calizz Museum

Calizz Museum in Goa takes you back to the rich historical past of Goa. It illustrates two eras: Pre - Portuguese and Portuguese.The museum is a must visit. Here, curators have made a tremendously impressive endeavor to trace the evolution and re-create time-honored Goan homes. Every house is filled with captivating artifacts and antiques, paintings, kitchen utensils, medical paraphernalia, maps and unique collections by Laxmikant Kudchadkar. You can relish a taste of traditional cuisine here.Location Calizz Museum is spread across several acres near the Candolim beach in Goa.Timings Calizz Museum can be visited from 10:00 am to 9:30 pm. Exhibits in the Museum • Glassware: The vast collection of glassware here includes wine and various types of liquids, big glass jars for storing vinegar, wide range of soda bottles, shot glasses (Copish), variety of decanters, crystal ware, glasses, flatware, wine goblets etc. • Pottery: A nice collection of primitive pottery can be seen here. Decorative flowerpots, utensils, figurines of Gods, saints and also some religious motifs etc. are displayed here. Many pots here were brought from Macau used for importing sugar from China. • Furniture: You can see various kinds of armoires, drawers, chairs, cabinets etc.A collection of more than 500 chairs is seen here. Furniture in Goa is made up of hardwoods like rosewood, Teak etc. • Metalware: Calizz is an abode of several metal ware.These things include traditional oil lamps, hanging oil lamps (Lamandivo), statues, water containers, candle stands (castisali) etc.Other than, above mentioned things there is an enormous collection of different types of miscellaneous things that belong to 1800s and even older than that. Garden Of Lost Plants A naturally created ‘Garden of Lost Plants’ at Calizz shows you different therapeutic herbs, plants and trees which are available throughout Goa.Mansions at Calizz Museum • There are two renovated colonial mansions, built in the Portuguese-era in 1804.