We in Goa have a strange but novel
history and that is,we are part of the first
sustained encounter between the East
and the West.Though we have a long
and rich history from times immemorial
and much before the arrival of the
Portuguese, this encounter produced a
culture and architecture which is unique.
This museum showcases the houses
which were the prime expression of the
The Museum is built as a traffic island in
Torda, Salvador-do-Mundo Bardez Goa.
Strangely enough it is in the shape of a
triangle and resembles a ship. Viewed
from the outside it is a mystery,but as
you begin your visit, it slowly unfolds its