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Napier Museum

Address: Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Russian first
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English first
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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154 reviews 154 reviews
93 attraction reviews
391 helpful votes 391 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This has excellent collection of ivory carvings and a few wooden carvings too. Apart from them, some of the things in tis museum are replicas, which does take away a lot of their charm. Not a must visit for a tourist

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited Napier park whilst killing time before a flight. The museums were are really cheap, 20 or 10 rupees . The main museum is based in a beautiful building and comprises mainly of some interesting statues and other works of art. well worth a look.the ticket also allows you into a smaller art gallery which is quite interesting as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Very cheap - 10 rupees. Good collection, but in many others museums same. Photography prohibited. We found book of Russian fairy tales in English with pictures.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Place never to be missed; great temple and great palace next to it to visit.Place never to be missed; great temple and great palace next to it to visit.

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chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Not much interesting collection but the masks collected in the museum is amazing. but museum is shares the same premises of zoo. so it is combo.

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Goa, India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Good place to spend a day, especially for kids. There were Museums, Art Galleries, Aquarium, Zoo, etc., all in one place. The place was well maintained, neat and clean.

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Tuticorin, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Good to see the art gallery the Kerala based old items were kept for display, it is in the same complex of Zoo, chitra art gallery , the building is good, the entry fees are minimun all can afford.

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I am not much of a history fan, so for me it was average place. Entry ticket was cheap with 10 Rs. You are not allowed to take photos inside museum. You can cover whole museum in half an hour only, not big. Main attraction for this place is park outside, you can spend a good time in park, which... More 

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Salem, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

musuem is good inside the entry area of zoo campus..we have to make walk long and complete the musuem

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Nice place to visit. could do with some more exhibits. Good collection though. Nearby Art galleries kind of make-up for this short coming.

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