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Prachin Konkan Museum, Ganpatipule

(3.7/5 based on 190+ 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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  • You may always pay a visit to this place as nothing much can be done in Ganpatipule, except relaxing on the beautiful nearby beaches n seeking blessings from Ganpati. The place is a replica of the yes...  more »
  • its nice place for kids, it will be more excited if some surprising stuff there for elders too. and its request to authority to pl. provide some more stall of drinking water during the visit, guide ex...  more »
  • This a private property. An average place to visit if you have time. Here you get an idea about konkan culture.  more »
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  • Very good informative place for understanding konkan lifestyle since ages... Might be difficult for elder people and those who have knee problem, approax. 2 k.m.walking is required for full museum visit, entry pass can be obtained from main gate, hindi and marathi guides available free for guidance. Water is available inside museum and one souvenir shop for gifts buying and some snacks/colddrinks are available. Photography is allowed. Must visit the place.
  • Lovely place. A different kind of open museum A trail walk with difference . Good exposure to nature based knowledge. Good guides
  • Lovely little museum showcasing how Konkan life used to be. Guide was knowledgeable. We learnt a lot about life and culture of days gone by. They have musical instruments that are 150 years old.
  • Nice showcase of old Konkani village and good collection of sea shells.
  • Takes you back few centuries down the lane and explains the evolution of generation in Konkan area. The guide service is good. But nothing great about the place