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Address: Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Nice Museum

One should have confirm the opening and closing time of the museum. As we were not aware of the museum timings and reached there just 1 hour before closing so unable to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Mumbai
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Mumbai
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

One should have confirm the opening and closing time of the museum. As we were not aware of the museum timings and reached there just 1 hour before closing so unable to see the entire museum.

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Hyderabad, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The Museum is good with mostly the personal collections of Travancore Royal Family, some great Ditch and Barma Ivory work can be seen.The building is nice, its a big premise containing the Shree Chitra Art gallary , the zoo and the Fish Aquarium, I often visited this place to see teh cultural programmes happened in the mueseum ground, a must... More 

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Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A basic collection of statues including various artifacts from Java and Bali! Not very large at all - an hour or less to stroll through the two galleries. For 20Rp can't complain! Buy the tickets outside on the east first and then enter from the north (facing the zoo).

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Minsk, Belarus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A good attempt at a musem but average. The building is impressive and the gardens are quite attractive, the exhibits inside are interesting but the whole effect could be made more intresting with a little effort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had a great day wondering these parks, also a small zoo closeby and plenty of places to relax with ice cream!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The entrance for Trivandrum zoo and this museum is the same. First you would be visiting this museum and then the down side is the big Trivandrum zoo. The museum is small sized one and it has paintings, idols, ancient articles, etc. The outlook of the museum building is likeable. If you are not a history lover, then it may... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you compare with the Baroda museum this is very small in size, but the is impressive particularly for those interested in Raja Ravi varma's paintings. One will also have a macro view of Kerala s architectural tastes and customs .

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is annex to Trivandrum zoo. The museum houses rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot & small wooded boat-which my daughter liked a lot and off course-ivory carvings. Good one to be visited to understand old folk art of Tanjavur and Mughals.

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66 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It is not expensive, so if you go to the zoo, nice to visit this museum. It is very well preserved and some interesting artifacts. can be hot inside and no photo as well.

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96 reviews 96 reviews
64 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My wife is into religious artefacts, me, once I've seen one cosmic Shiva, I don't want to look at another. On the plus side it's dirt cheap, and takes only a few minutes. I enjoyed watching Indian bureaucracy in action, as you have to go to one window for your ticket then around to another door to get in. All... More 

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