Kerala Museums

Napier MuseumThe Napier Museum: Built in the 19th Century is an Indo—Saracenic structure and has a natural air-conditioning system. There is a rare collection of archaeological andhistoric artifacts, bronze idols,ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and few ivory carvings here.
 
Teak museumTeak Museum: World’s only museum of the teak tree. It houses 55 types of bamboo and the world’s oldest teak tree. A butter fly park is another attraction. Must do: Trek to Nilambur forests and get a glimpse of the Cholanaikkans, thestate’s oldest surviving aboriginal tribe.
 
Pazhassiraja Museum and Art galleryThe Pazhassi Raja Museum and Art Gallery: It exhibits an excellent collection of antique bronzes , copies of ancientmurals, excavated earthenware, old coins etc.. A valuable collection ofpaintings by Raja Ravi Varma and Raja Raja Varma are also exhibitedhere.
 
hilpalace museumThe Hill Palace-Museum: Thripunithura Hill palace, the largest archaeological museum in Kerala Hill Palace is from a distance of about 121(ms from Kochi had been the official residence of the erstwhile Kochi Royal Family and was built in 1865. It is Kerala’s first ever heritage museum.
 
Arakkal palaceArakkal Museum: The Arrakkal Museum is a museum dedicated to the Arakkal family, the only Muslim royal family in Kerala, south India. The museum is actually a section of the Arakkalkettu (Arakkal Palace). The durbar hall section of the palace has been converted into a museum by the Government of Kerala. It was opened in July 2005 after a Rs. 9,000,000 renovation.
 

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