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The exhibits started out promising, but it ended rather abruptly. Even though we were promised a history of Kerala, there was no mention of the Travancore kingdom, nor anything after the 16th century.
Be also aware that bags are not allowed inside the museum, but...More
The rate fr foreign visitors is tenfold that for local people. That would be OK, but there is very little to see, even less that is different, and you are walked round the displays by a member of staff...at quite a speed.
Best stick to...More
Compared to zoo and palace ( similar entrance fee) this was a total waste of money. Building average, displays average, no fans on so overheat. The only interesting bit was recreated 2 rooms. Don't bother.
The collection is pretty impressive, it begins at pre-historic times and ends at today's local customs. Some of the 13-14th century wooden sculptures are of astonishing, superb quality and seem to belong to the Louvre and not to a regional museum, and so are the...More
It is coveniently located neat the ather museums and the zoo of Trivandrum.
You can take a nicely documented walk through the hiistory of Kerala.
Together wikth the Folklore Museum in Cochin major cultural destinations of Kerala