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Address: Revi Karunakaran Museum, XIII/990 A, | NH 47,Near Power House Bridge,, Alappuzha, India
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a musem of precipous collections

A great musem with precious collections of crystal,ceramic,metal from various countries like paris spain belgium italy etc. a must vist.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sureshkrishnannair
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great musem with precious collections of crystal,ceramic,metal from various countries like paris spain belgium italy etc. a must vist.

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Thank Sureshkrishnannair
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing private collection of Revi Karuna Karan, one of the coir kings of India. Great place for people who appreciate art and antiques. Ivory, jade, Swarovski, paintings, murals, statues, antique furniture - an unbelievable private collection!

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Thank Sahil D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Revi Karunakaran Museum is impressive...from the outside. But a hundred and fifty rupees later, it's quite disappointing. The wood and Ivory collections are interesting but without much information about the art or origins of each piece. It feels shallow. The labels say things like 'old painting', 'original painting' but have no real information about the piece. Labels have been... More 

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Thank Karishma M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off there is amazing collection of Ivory seemingly collected by the late husband. The crystal collection was a nice addition. Most of the rest of the collection seemed to be the poor taste of the meanderings of an older lady with too much cash in hand, who has a taste for well made kitch dolls. She also seems to... More 

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Thank Aaron J
mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very Beautiful Museum, painstakingly developed By Mr Revi & his wife Mrs Betty, the connosoirs of Art & artefacts. The museum has more than 200 old Ivory artefacts collection coupled with silver & gold coated item collections, collected from Europe, Asia pacific & India. It boasts the largest collection of Swarosky items & jwellery in the World besides Swarosky,... More 

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Thank aarti_rele
Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable collection of Crystal and moreover whatever we paid for entry fee directly helping poor children

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Thank GOCHOLI
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended by the homestay family and thanks to them it is really worth a visit. Sad that not many people know about it. You will easily require over two hours plus to cover the entire private collection. Rs 150 entry fee is really worth and this should be the norm for every tourist place. Revi is the largest... More 

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Thank arsenalthegunner
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had finished our sightseeing early this particular day, Now what do we do. at the driver suggestion we headed for the Museum. looked pretty impressive on the outside, so what did we have to loose!. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect such an amazing collection. of glass, pottery, figures and wooden artefacts. I spent over 2 hours... More 

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Thank christiane P
Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Entrance fee is very high. The museum is full of rich private collections of late Mr. Revi KarunaKaran and run by his wife Mrs. Betty. It has rich crystals, ivory statues, variety of vessels of various make.

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Thank Karthik_Svpr
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

What a rich history, literally for 3 generations of a family which has preserved an outstanding art collection from their world travels. Hats off to Betty Karunakaran's zest.

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