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Address: Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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A silent, peaceful plance in the middle of the city.

I have seen many museums all over India and this one, though small, is a gem of its own, right in the middle of the city. I mostly love the location and places surrounding the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Thiruvananthapuram
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have seen many museums all over India and this one, though small, is a gem of its own, right in the middle of the city. I mostly love the location and places surrounding the building and offers me a place to chill and relax alone. It also offers plenty of cool spots to take selfies too!

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Thank Saranprasad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The building structure is ancient and amazing. The museum collection is also good. Museum need to enlarge and should add more antique collections to attract visitors.

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Thank Tanay M
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the ivory carving of lord krishna and radha with unimaginable intricacies . Paradise for art lovers .lots of ancient statues.

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Thank subhas58
New Delhi, India
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably amongst the worst you will see in the world. Ugly building, not worth visiting and wasting time.

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Oman
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87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Napier Museum complex reveals a glimpse of Kerala's rich cultural heritage. An exceptional piece of architecture, the Museum is named after the former Madras Governor General, John Napier. The Napier Museum is also called the Government Art Museum. The Museum building is a combination of the Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles. Visiting hours: Open... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Napier museum situated in Trivandrum City. It is housed in a rambling palace with a cubist pattern of gables , The exterior is of striking red and white .The museum contains a wonderful array of stone sculptures,bronzes and wood carving , ancient musical instruments and reconstructed nair joint family dwelling. The museum surrounded by wonderful garden . we can... More 

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VANDIPERIYAR
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The napier museum also situated in the Zoo complex there you can see the oldest things that our ancestors used and the most valuable things like oldest kingdom gifts

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Bareilly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is having broad range of animals and birds. Skeletons of various species of creatures were there. Amazed to see the huge size of mandible of sea whale, also seen embryonic stages of many creatures of the earth. For comparative researches of animals and human and other creatures the information provided by museum could be very helpful for researchers from... More 

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Thank Arun S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The museum is nice place near the zoo .u can spent good time there with family, friends.old antics are preserved there .some of them 1000 yrs old.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

attractive and marvelous structure.well maintained park nearby.right in the heart of the city.well connected by road

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