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Address: Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good museum

Seeing the Hindu chariot up close was worth the price of admission. The sculptures were fantastic.The displays in glass cases looked lonely and tatty. Really needs a good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seeing the Hindu chariot up close was worth the price of admission. The sculptures were fantastic.The displays in glass cases looked lonely and tatty. Really needs a good curator to take care of those details, but the art was great. It does not take long to go through - 1 hour is plenty.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This unassuming museum is filled with beautiful artifacts - ancient bronze idols, jewelry and exquisite ivory carvings. Must see in Trivandrum

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building inside and out. Well worth the 20 rupee fee to go in just for the architecture. Exhibits an eclectic range of carvings and statues. The Chinese shadow puppets were pretty cool.

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Cambridge UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many interesting artefacts laid out in a lovely building. We were lucky enough to have procured a knowledgeable guide which enhanced the visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the first three or four museum in India. It has good collection of artifacts.. mainly collected by king during his visit to other countries.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Napier museum compound contains multiple things like an art museum, children's play area, park, entry to zoo, aquarium etc. We usually take a stroll around the museum in the evenings, sit on the grass or the benches available. Children can play in the sand available near the All India Radio podium. The children's play area is usually crowded which might... More 

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Ankleshwar, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You love this place if you are interested in history other wise u will getting bored in 15 minutes. History of freedom fighters and their weapons are there.

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Adoor, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

adjacent to zoo is the napier museum well connected by public transport . not much attraction here , you can see some old stuffs that all , please visit sree chitra art gallery also .its nice

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as you purchase the tickets and enter the place, you realize that the time and money have been wasted. The only real attraction here is the sword of the freedom fighter Velu Thampi. There are also some artworks from Bali, Indonesia, Mongolia etc.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting building set in the middle of pleasant park, good collections. You can also visit near ZOO.

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