The museums in Kerala are worth visiting. The glorious legacy of Kerala is carefully preserved in these museums. All history enthusiasts should visit the museums to get a glimpse of the glorious past of Kerala. The museums have some very good collections of archeological artifacts, some of which date back to the Stone Age. So read on further about these famous museums of Kerala that are a must-visit when you travel in Kerala.
Ambalavayal Heritage Museum
The Ambalavayal Heritage Museum is situated in the Wayanad district of Kerala. Being an archeological museum in Wayanad, Ambalavayal heritage museum has a good collection of some rare artifacts that date back to the 2nd century.
Cochin Maritime Museum
One of the top ten naval powers in the world, India owes its glory to the hard work and dedicated services provided by the bold men of India’s commendable naval force. The Cochin Maritime Museum is dedicated to the sincere efforts of the navy of India.
Hill Palace Museum
The Hill Palace Museum is Kerala’s first heritage museum. It was set up in the year 1865 and now is an important tourist attraction. The Hill Palace Museum of Kochi is situated on a hillock and is surrounded by 50 acres of manicured lawns with fountains and ponds.
Indo Portuguese Museum
The Indo-Portuguese Museum of Kochi highlights the conspicuous Portuguese impact in both art and the architecture. The Indo Portuguese Museum in Cochin is a recognized center to know the still-surviving Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage.
Museum of Kerala History
The Museum of Kerala History is located around 10 kilometers from Ernakulam, Cochin. The best place to have a quick glimpse of the past of God’s own country would be Kerala history museum of Kochi.
The Pazhassiraja museum and the art gallery of Kozhikode have been named after the famous Pazhassiraja Kerala Varma of the Kottayam royal family. Pazhassiraja led the famous ‘Pazhassi Revolt’ against the East India Company during the 1700s.
Munnar Tea Museum
One of the most beautiful places in Kerala is Munnar. This hill station is well known for its tea plantations. The tea giant, Tata Company, has set up the tea museum in Munnar.
Trichur Archaeological Museum
The Thrissur Archaeological Museum is an architectural wonder and is located at the Town Hall road. The Trichur Archaeological Museum, Kerala is famous for its collection of murals and relics from almost entire Kerala.
Triphala, Palakkad is an important archaeological site of Kerala. Triphala is located at a distance of 75 kilometers from Palakkad, on the banks of the River Bharatapuzha.