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Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Chakranpadi | Kumarakom North, Kottayam, India
0481 2526223
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Ranked #4 of 15 attractions in Kottayam
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Mar 29, 2014
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It was a wonderful experience. Admirable effort and insight. A great treasure to be preserved and built upon fort future

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is quite an unique exibition of fossilised driftwood. The owner, Mrs. Raji Punnoose, is so passionate about this that you have to enjoy her short tour of the facility

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Bay Island is a unique museum of fossil wood depicting various creatures,gods,personalities etc. Mrs. Raji Punnoose, who runs this museum has taken great efforts in shaping these great exhibits from fossil wood for years together. Its a must see for all who needs inspiration from art and creativity. Its a masterpiece of collections from artistic point of view and one... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

If you are in Kumarakom, spend an hour visiting the Bay Island Driftwood museum. it is worth your time. The museum houses beautiful objects crafted by nature through centuries. They have been painstakingly recovered and preserved by Mrs. Raji Punnoose from the Bay Islands of Andaman. You would be fascinated by some of the sculptures. the lady is a bundle... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

This is one of the univque museums with fossils collections. Each and every fossil depicts animals, birds, humans, gods and all existing things which we see in our everyday life. The owner of museum explains everything in detail. People who love to see the Nature's creation can definitely visit this museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

I Visited this place & found it very interesting. The owner of the Museum (Aunty) explains each & every art of hers in a very detailed manner.. Creatues identified from the roots of the tree, beauty of Nature... mind blowing imagination & it should be one of the best attractions of India. Must visit if you are in Kerela

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We visited the place one late afternoon and just managed to reach before the closing time of 5 PM. This is an interesting collection of driftwood collected from the andaman islands by the curator. We had limited time but the enthusiasm of the curator made up for the time. The museum also sells wooden toys and sea shells. A place... More

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Unique museum with a good collection of natural objects got from the andaman nicorbar islands. A few pieces we need to be imaginative. Good to visit in case you are around the area.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We visited on the recommendation of Rough Guide. The small museum houses a collection of rather striking and beautiful pieces of driftwood that are shaped like animals and people, all recovered from remote islands in the Bay of Bengal by the Husband and Wife curators. Cost of entry is negligible and a guided tour of the pieces is apparently not... More

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surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

The enthusiasm from the owner made a very interesting visit

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