Museums in Kerala

Museums in Kerala

As tourist, you most probably want to know something about the cultural background of a destination, and one of the best ways to do this is visiting its museums. 

In Kerala, most of its towns and cities have one or several art galleries that preserve and exhibit the culture and way of living of their past rulers and inhabitants, as well as their later generations. In these institutions, the rich tradition of a place is well represented. When choosing Kerala holiday packages to explore the best museums in Kerala, here are things to keep in mind. 

Top Museums in Kerala

Among the many museums in this beautiful state of India, here are those that should top your list:

  • Hill Palace in Tripunithura - This is a 19th-century archaeological museum that is situated in a Kochi suburb and was once the seat of kings in Kochi. It heritage section displays valuable and dazzling items, including beautiful ornaments, marble sculptures, weapons, coins, paintings, furniture and other exquisite artifacts from the old era. Other main draws here include a campus that is used for cultivating rare medicinal species and a manuscript resource center.
  • Arakkal Kettu Museum in Kannur - This museum was transformed from the Durball Hall that was owned by the Arrakkal family, who are the only Muslim dynasty in the state. This place showcases cots, pots, seats, lamps and clothing from the regal era. This museum is maintained by the government of Kerala with the help of the royal descendants.
  • Priyadarshani Planetatium in Trivandrum - Basically, this is a planetarium that can accommodate around 180 people in a single seating. It is regarded as the best horizontal domed planetarium in India that organizes exciting shows on planetary alignments of celestial bodies to unravel the mystery of the universe for the audience. It also organizes 3D shows to provide spectators a better feel of how the universe conducts itself.
  • Kerala Folklore and Culture Museum in Kochi - This museum, which was built by supremely skilled carpenters, houses antiques that are collected from various parts of South India. Items of special interest here include manually painted ceilings, quaint window frames, puppets that depict folk tales, architectural masterpieces, dancer attires and unique musical instruments. There are also cultural performances and dances that take place in its hall.
  • Archaeological Museum in Thrissur - This archaeological museum displays exquisite works of art from the bygone era, where you will come across a splendid gallery of mural paintings on the walls of the temples. Models and miniature versions of grand temples in South India are kept here, as well as well-preserved rare parchments and manuscripts from the ancient times. There are also the weapons used by royal armies or Veerakallu in this museum.
  • Napier Museum in Trivandrum - This museum features a Gothic roof and some minarets of Anglo-Saracen architectural style, as well as ivory carvings, antiquated ornaments, temple chariots, bronze idols and other artifacts.

Visiting the Best Museums in Kerala

Now, if you want to make sure that your visit to this wonderful Indian state will be worthwhile and memorable, book Kerala tour packages with us here at La Vacanza Travel.

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