Prachin Konkan inaugurated on the 15 December 2004 is the brain child of Mr. Vaibhav Vasudev Sardesai who succeeded in not only providing interesting information about Konkan to the tourist but also employment opportunities for the localites.

Prachin Konkan is a life size museum set in a sprawling three acre campus in Ganpatipule depicting life in ancient konkan. A guided tour in the museum takes you through various aspects of life in Konkan in the past. The museum elucidates the social, economic, cultural and relegious background of konkan. The museum puts on display the grandeur of the history of konkan region.