Prachin Konkan Museum, Ganpatipule

3.9
#1 of 6 in Museums in Ratnagiri District
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. Our Ganpatipule trip planner makes visiting Prachin Konkan Museum and other Ganpatipule attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This place provides good background about Konkan culture and history. Kids and adults enjoy this place alike.  more »
  • Best place, good idea, local guides are really welcoming . They give detail info and solve all queries. Very innovative concept..must go for young generation.  more »
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  • A lot of effort has gone into creating this place. It is created to give tourists an experience of his traditional life in Konkan was. Has a lot of info.. Village and home models.. Social history.. Myths and traditions.. Guides are provided to explain all exhibits. The only negative was that the guides explained everything very fast and we didn't get time to explore. Highly recommended for all tourists.
  • One of the must visit place in Ganpatipule. The place depicts every minute details about old Konkan civilization. How they lived, what they do, their market place, their food and entertainment. The area also holds a number of medicinal plants. It's a thick jungle area.
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