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Indian Naval Aviation Museum

Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa 403806, India

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About Indian Naval Aviation Museum

Showcases the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit, and a two-story indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit is a huge park that visitors can walk through and see decommissioned aircraft. Some of them date back to before the 1940s.



Attractions near Indian Naval Aviation Museum

Colva Beach13.05km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.

Goa Museum13.17km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

The museum has over 8,000 artifacts on display, including stone sculptures, wooden objects, carvings, bronzes, paintings, manuscripts, rare coins, and anthropological objects. The main focus is on Ancient History and Archaeology, Art and Craft, and Geology.

Reis Magos Fort13.95km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

Surrounded by sturdy laterite walls studded with typically Portuguese turrets, it was erected in 1551 to protect the narrowest point at the mouth of the Mandovi river. It was used as a residence for viceroys and later converted to a fortress.

Aguada Fort14.86km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

A well preserved 17th-century fort along with a lighthouse overlooking the Arabian sea. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time. A freshwater spring within the fort provided water supply to the ships that used to stop by. This is how the fort got its name: Aguada, meaning Water.

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary15.74km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

An estuarine mangrove habitat declared as a Bird sanctuary. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian Ornithologist. Accessed by a ferry service running between Ribander and Chorão, it sanctuary has a paved walk that runs between mangroves.

Basilica of Bom Jesus16.04km from Indian Naval Aviation Museum

The Basilica is partially in ruins but still a model of elegance, and a fine example of Jesuit architecture. This is the only church in Old Goa, which is unplastered on the outside. The lime plaster which existed earlier was stripped off by a zealous Portuguese conservationist in 1950. The church contains the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.

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It is famous for its natural beaches, temples, waterfalls, hill spots, paddy fields, coconut groves