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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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English first
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107 reviews 107 reviews
74 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

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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Tuticorin, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Jaipur, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The museum building is from the colonial British era and the architecture is absolutely stunning. The museum is very well maintained and has a short, but interesting collection. The collection contains some sculptures dating back to the 1st and 2nd century! It also has coins from a similar period. It makes for a fascinating visit. It also has some artifacts... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

do visit , strict - do not allow any food packets inside the zoo. well maintained animals clean enclosures.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Museum is well maintained. However nothing special about it, you can skip. Nearby Zoo is better place if you have kids with you.

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