Category: Museums

Krishna Menon Museum, Kozhikode

Krishna Menon Museum at Kozhikode has an exclusive wing dedicated to the renowned statesman late V. K. Krishna Menon, that displays his personal belongings and souvenirs. Adjacent to the museum is an art gallery with an excellent collection of paintings by Raja Ravi Varma and Raja Raja Varma. Visting hours: 1000- 1700 hrs. Closed on […]

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Koyikkal Palace, Thiruvananthapuram

Attractions: Palace, folklore museum and numismatics museum. The Koyikkal Palace, situated far of away from the city, was actually built for Umayamma Rani of the Venad Royal Family who ruled the land between 1677 and 1684. The palace is a double stroreyed traditional nalukettu with slanting gabled roofs and an inner courtyard. Today, the palace […]

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Kirtads, Kozhikode

The Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development Studies (KIRTADS) of scheduled castes and tribes was established in 1972 at Kozhikode (Calicut). Its main objective is to carry out research that helps to promote development among the scheduled communities in Kerala. The ethonological museum here houses a large collection of artefacts, tools and devices used […]

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Keralam – Museum of History and Heritage

Kerala has a fascinating history that blends with the myths and legends of this land and possesses the alluring aroma of spices. The state has an assortment of exhibits that take you into the world of yesteryears. The exhibits include the archeological evidences of Neolithic age, burial accompaniments belonging to the Iron Age, sculptures of […]

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Indo-Portuguese Museum, Fort Kochi

The Indo-Portuguese Museum situated in Fort Kochi throws light on the strong Portuguese influence in both the art and the architecture of the region. The museum today is an important center for understanding the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage, which is still surviving. The museum is the outcome of the untiring efforts of the late Dr. […]

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Hill Palace Museum, Thripunithura

The Hill Palace, Kerala’s first heritage museum noted for royal collections of the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi, is today the largest archaeological museum in Kerala. Built in 1865, the palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the trational architectural style of Kerala, sprawled over 52 acres of beautifully landscaped terraced land which houses a deer […]

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Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, Thiruvananthapuram

The Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum is situated at Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala. Children of all age groups will enjoy the vast collection of nearly 2000 dolls, stamps and masks displayed here. Visiting hours: 1030 – 1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays Museum Ph: +91 471 2324939 Getting there Nearest railway station: Nearest railway station is Thiruvananthapuram, […]

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Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kottayam

Bay Island Driftwood Museum at Kumarakom displays large collection of superior quality driftwood articles of very high artistic value, prepared through a rare and innovative modern art form. A Museum displaying a unique collection of superior quality driftwood articles of very high artistic value, prepared through a rare and innovative modern art form, is functioning […]

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Art Museum, Thrissur

The art museum, situated at Thirssur, displays collections of wood carvings, metal sculptures, ancient jewellery, stone figurines and some Chinese and Japanese artefacts. A sample ofkodakallu (umbrella stone), or prehistoric dolmen spotted around many places in Thirssur, can also be seen in the museum. The kodakallu was a secondary burial site. Visiting hours: 1000 – […]

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Archaeological Museum, Thrissur

The Archaeological Museum was until recently accommodated in the Kollengode Palace building. Now it has been shifted to the Shakthan Thampuran Palace, a landmark in the annals of the Perumpadappu Swaroopam, the former ruling dynasty of Kochi. The majestic building houses a gallery of murals from all over Kerala and preserves a rare treasure of […]

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