Kerala Museums

Kerala is also known as God’s Own Country. Kerala has many tourist attractions. Among them the Kerala Museums are popular too. The Museums In Kerala have carefully preserved the legacy of this state. Kerala has much to say about its rich culture, irrespective of whether it is past or present. And the same is enjoyed by travelers from all over the world. These museums are most enjoyed by the people who love to explore the historical pat of the state.

p>Ranging from Archaeological Artifacts & Carvings, you will find many such articles that date back to the Stone Age. There are Coins, Manuscripts, Inscriptions etc that speak volumes of the past of the state of Kerala.


A list of the names of the different Kerala museums is mentioned below. Check them out :

Ambalavayal Heritage Museum

Situated in the district of Wayanad, it is an Archaeological Museum. Collections from the 2nd Century can be found at Heritage Museum located at Ambalavayal.

Art Museum

The Art Museum is located in Thrissur. The exhibits comprise collection of Metal Sculptures, Woodcarvings�and Ancient Jewelry.

Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Bay Island Driftwood Museum has unique pieces of Driftwood. Often, pieces of driftwood are found on the beaches of Kerala. These are in turn modified and given unique shape by the sculptors of the state.

Kuthiramalika Museum

The Kuthiramalika Museum is situated within the premises of Puthan Malika Palace which is in Trivandrum (Thiruvanathapuram). Exhibits comprise articles used by the members of the royal family of Travancore.

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum is located in Cochin. This is one of the Kerala Museums frequently visited by tourists. Starting from the days of Kunjali Marakars to the present day, India’s Maritime History is highlighted and is one of the main aspects of the Maritime Museum.

Museum of Kerala History

The Museum of Kerala history is situated at a distance of 8 km from Ernakulam. Right from the time of the Neolithic Period to the present day, find out more about how the state of Kerala has evolved over the years.

h4>Napier Museum & Art Gallery

The Napier Museum & Art gallery is one of the Kerala Museums that is frequently visited by tourists. It is located in Trivandrum and has a vast range of collection of Artifacts and Antiques of historical importance.

Sree Chithra Art Gallery

Raja Ravi Verma was an eminent painter. In fact he is known to use western techniques of Oil Painting. And his works comprise mainly of themes from Indian mythology. His work also includes life size portraits of the royal members of the families of Kerala. So, if you visit Sree Chithra Art Gallery in Kerala, you will be able to get a sneak peak into the works of the painter.

Tea Museum

The Tea Musuem is in Munnar. Ranging from the different processes involved in the processing and cultivation of tea, you get to know more about the Tea Estate and the History of Tea Plantation in the state of Kerala. There are famous paintings and carvings too.

Teak Museum

The Teak Museum is situated in Nilambur. The essential features of the museum are Plantation Of Teak Tree, Cultivation and its Uses.

In addition to the Kerala museums mentioned above, you can also visit the museums mentioned below :

  • Arakkal Kettu
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Archeological Survey Of India
  • Gandhi Museum
  • Hill Palace Museum
  • Indo Portugese Museum
  • Kalakkathu Bhavanam
  • Kamraj Museum
  • Krishnapuram Palace
  • Krishna Menon Museum
  • Kunjali Marakkar Museum
  • Parikshit Thampuran Museum
  • Pazhassi Raja Museum
  • Police Museum
  • Poomully Mana
  • Priyadarshini Museum
  • Regional Science Centre
  • Science & Technology Museum
  • Smritisamuchayam Museum
  • Space Museum

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Hill Stations in Kerala Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries
Kerala Beaches Kerala Tourist Destinations
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