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Address: Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Great Building, Interesting collection

The Napier Museum is a beautiful building and was interesting to see both inside and out. The statues and artefacts inside are also very interesting and its amazing to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
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Kayamkulam, India
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a good museum. In this museum there are so many things to see. I am not revealing what can see from here. Come and see.

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Thank rajeevsreesree
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was an excellent experience. KTDC half day tour was chosen for this. That's the best option. Book in advance. Old historical artefacts kept for viewing. Right at the centre of the city.

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Thank NavShen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved different pieces of art specially the bronze ones. Explanations are also in English. Wonderful variety of objects that reflect Kerala's ancient society.

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Thank Vicky V
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The Napier Museum is a beautiful building and was interesting to see both inside and out. The statues and artefacts inside are also very interesting and its amazing to see the intricacy of the carvings on some of them. We didn't spend very long here but worth walking round and inside.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Great to see the art works especially the sculptures in wood and bronze and stone . Great collection from the nearby temples and art collectors of the old days. photography not allowed inside.

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Ambala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

A very detailed museum with a variety of artifacts. The figures of a lot of Gods of all shapes and sizes of different eras is a must watch. But the heat is unbearable.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Calm and peaceful place in the heart of the city. Nice place to spend evenings with friends or family. Garden, lawn and surroundings etc are awesome. Close to Zoo and children's park.

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Thank Ganesh K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is for the history buffs we visited this place in the month of june and it was hot so was uphilled task to roam about but a nice place to see in good season

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Thank Poonam K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is close to the Zoo and you can spend time there with family at lawn . They planned a path for walking and sit out . Good place to spend a time for one hour .

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Didn't get to see what's inside the museum, but the structure of the palace was amazing, and the surrounding garden and park was sooo serene and beautiful really ... was a lovely afternoon

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