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Prachin Konkan Museum, Ganpatipule

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
Admire traditional Kokan handicrafts and learn about the ancient culture of the region at Prachin Konkan Museum, a life-size open-air museum demonstrating various aspects of life within rich local traditions and customs. Explore old style houses and artifacts and check out restored interiors all set in lush greenery with rare birds. See shoemakers, basket weavers, millers, snake charmers, traders, soldiers and members of royal family cast in plaster life-size statues adorned in period and traditional robes. The guide will tell you all about the rich history and you can have a traditional meal at the museum’s restaurant. To visit Prachin Konkan Museum on your holiday in Ganpatipule, and find out what else Ganpatipule has to offer, use our Ganpatipule vacation trip planner.
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  • The place is quaint and a good attempt to capture the essence of Konkan, The guides were good with a lot of local pride being conveyed. Interesting for children and adults alike. 
  • An excellent set up stating the culture of Konkan. Also, you get lip smacking delicacies at the small restaurant located there. Now, there is an expansion going on the opposite side with a garden, res...  read more »
  • The area is depicting the village life & how it really worked in those days . The collection of the sea shells is fantastic . 
  • Nice place. They give information of kokan and their peope.
  • Is a open air museum taking you through the ancient times konkan
  • Is good for kids but is waste of time for elders
  • this is our culture ... beautiful place to witness ancient culture of Kokan are in adequate number so u can have one with u ,and that too free. 😜
  • It defines rich Konkan history and culture!!
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