Important Museums of Kerala

Museums of Kerala & Locations
Museums of Kerala vividly capture the rich traditions and helps people to have a better understanding about the importance of cultural heritage of Kerala. 

In this post, we will list some of the important museums in Kerala and their locations which are often asked in the PSC examinations.

Important Museums of Kerala & Locations

  • Arakkal Museum – Ayikkara, Kannur.
  • Archaeological Museum – Thrissur.
  • Banking Museum Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram (by SBT, 2017).
  • Bay Island Driftwood Museum Kottayam.
  • Cartoon Museum Kayamkulam.
  • Coconut Museum – Kochi.
  • Coir Museum – Thoothukudi.
  • Co-operative Museum – Kozhikode.
  • Crime MuseumThiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Kalam Smriti International Science & Space MuseumVellanad, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Hill Palace Museum – Thrippunithura.
  • History Museum Uppalli.
  • Indian Business Museum IIM Kozhikode.
  • Indo-Portuguese Museum Fort Kochi.
  • Jail Museum Kannur.
  • Jaggery Museum Marayoor.
  • Keralam, Museum of History & Heritage Thiruvananthapuram (2011).
  • Kerala Folklore Museum Kochi.
  • Kerala History Museum Edapally.
  • Kerala Science & Technology Museum Thiruvananthapuram.
  • KCS Panicker Gallery Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Kirtads Museum Kozhikode.
  • Krishna Menon Museum Kozhikode.
  • Museums of Kerala List- PSC GK
  • Krishnapuram Palace Kayamkulam.
  • Kunjali Marakkar Museum Iringal, Kozhikode.
  • Labour Movement Museum  Alappuzha.*
  • Malayalam Literature Museum Thunjan Parambu, Tirur.
  • Mani Iyer Memorial Museum of Music Instruments Chathapuram, Palakkad (2013).
  • Mural Art Museum Thrissur.
  • Napier Museum – Trivandrum.
  • Numismatics Museum – Koyikkal Palace, Nedumangadu (1992).
  • Parikshit Thampuran Museum Kochi.
  • Pazhassi Museum Kozhikode (1978).
  • Ravi Karunakaran Museum Alappuzha.
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum Kollam.
  • Soil Museum Parattukonam, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Spices Museum in Kerala Kochi.
  • Tea Museum Munnar.
  • Teak Museum Velianthode, Nilambur (1995).
  • Thakazhi Museum Alappuzha.
  • Tsunami Museum – Azheekal.
  • Vallathol Museum Cheruthuruthy.
  • Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum Thrissur (2013).
  • Veluthampi Dalawa Museum – Mannady.
  • Water Museum in Kerala Kunamangalam, Kozhikode.
  • Wayanad Heritage Museum – Amabalavayal.
  • Yesudas Digital Museum (proposed) Thiruvananthapuram.

📝SideNotes:

  • First Museum in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram (1853).
  • International Museum Day May 18.
  • Numismatics the branch of science that deals with the study or collection of coins, banknotes, & medals.
  • *New Model Cooperative Society Limited previously run by Bombay Company; is being converting into museum.
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