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Revi Karunakaran Museum

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Address: Revi Karunakaran Museum, XIII/990 A, | NH 47,Near Power House Bridge,, Alappuzha, India
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A must visit in Allepey. Rare products were kept. We spent more than 2 hours. Had a low profile before we went it but got astonished with number of artifacts

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Balaji R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a private museum and i think they opened for business purpose. they are charging 150/- per head. the museum quality and stuffs inside is very good. it shows revi karunakaran belong to very rich family. some things are very exotic and eye-catchy but some are similar to others. staff should be better to explain the things,.

Thank Hiten Y
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A private museum with collections of a family. The ivory collection is very impressive and it looks that almost all the pieces of Swarovski crystals are on display. Lladro figurines are also aplenty. It is however a distraction to see the family portraits stuffed in between . It would be better to have a room separate for the family. It... More 

Thank damvilram
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is personal collection, wished staff could be more welcoming. They were waiting for us to leave rooms to switch off lights, they didnt even start AC saying climate was good. We all were sweating and suffocating inside.

Thank Chirag S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit in Allepey. Rare products were kept. We spent more than 2 hours. Had a low profile before we went it but got astonished with number of artifacts

Thank Balaji R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was supposed to be a leisure trip to the museum along with the kids but the whole family enjoyed it. The collections are nice and the ivory, crystal collection was priceless. Was time quite well spent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth watching ,first from the out side I thought it would be not that amusing, but it's worth watching & amusing

Thank Akshay C
palakkad india
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good private collection of a variety of personal items. Antiques and all. A must see place if you are in Alapuzha.

Thank tharavad15
Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Though I have been to several museums and art galleries I found the Revi Karunakaran Memorial Museum which has a different history. It is the net result of the vision and efforts of Shri. Revi Karunakaran. I spent about three hours in this well maintained museum. The art works, crystal collections, ivory art collections, the paintings, a huge mural painting,... More 

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Panchkula, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The owner has a huge collection of her husband, his father and grandfather. Huge collection & counting

Thank Pankajsahi
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a private museum of Ravi Karunakaran. Even to date this is very well maintained. There are real antique items which are to date maintained very well. It is sad that they do not allow us to take pictures for our memories. As a consolation, picture postcards are available.

Thank AjayYM

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