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Revi Karunakaran Museum

Address: Revi Karunakaran Museum, XIII/990 A, | NH 47,Near Power House Bridge,, Alappuzha, India
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Ranked #9 of 33 Attractions in Alappuzha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Alappuzha, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The beautiful building itself got my attraction at first. Its a family owned museum, all the things u see there were collected by the family over generations. Really appreciate that. So please dnt expect to see the variety u see in a government owned museum. Dnt prefer the place if u have small kids with u,they may not enjoy. Otherwise... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A museum with a bunch of random stuff a rich family has collected and put on display. Found this very strange and boring.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is a private place containing varied collections of Mr. Revi Karunakaran, built as a museum by his wife. The museum has a nominal entrance fees. Good place to check out probably the largest collection of ivory crafts, swarovski crystals, and varied range of glass/crystal collections from various parts of the world. Additionally, there is also a traditional Kerala room,... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Please dont go here unless you are a fond of some pictures . this is private place and you need to pay a charge which is nominal but not worthy for a common person like me.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Good place to spend couple of hours if you have spare time. Very different experience from beaches and back water in Kerala. Museum is good with lot of varying stuff.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

They have a lot art work, more then 800 Ivory crafts and some of them caught my attention, if you like art this place is worth a visit. You can also go through the articles in the museum when you visit, these places have a single entrance fee. which is it expensive. PS: Its a family owned museum, cant see... More 

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Are you really a lover of different show piece collections? This is a private museum which does have really good collection of old years porcelain, ivory, silver, wood, swarorski limited editions etc.., The entry fee is really expensive (150/-). If you really like stuff than its worth! So think about it!!

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Ernakulam, India
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The swaroski crystals are amazing. The famour natural color art painting at the entrance is eye catcher. It has got many other antiques, go check it out yourself.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It is an average museum. But you can spent time without loosing energy. evening time is best to visit here. In rush time it will be little difficult to come here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had been to this museum this october with our 2 year old daughter. Entry fee is very expensive. Rs 150. I had insisted them that only I would visit them as my kid would not be that keen in viewing the collection. However the guy there convinced us that this is a must see place. There is a great... More 

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