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Museum of History and Heritage
Place : Trivandrum
Location : Trivandrum
Last Updated : Dec 14, 2012 12:16:11 PM
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Description

Museum of History & Heritage is located in Park View, Museum Junction. The exhibits of this musuem belong to different periods in History like the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Mesolithic.


The Heritage gallery includes musical instruments like Chenda, Maddalam, Edakka, Udukku, Tudi and folk instruments like Pulluva Veena, Nanduni, Wind instruments, Kombhu & Kuzhal. Tamburu made from mud is noteworthy.


A model of Kerala's traditional (Nalukettu) house with Poomukham, Nadumuttam and traditional kitchen is another exhibit that will take your breath away.


The Sculpture gallery includes sculptures in stone (Ganapathi, Vishnu, and rare Bhuthagana), wood (Narasimha, Vishnu, Brahma) and bronze. A rare Shakthi Ganapathi (Ganapathi with his consort), Kalamezhuthu, mural paintings, Theyyam Saptamatrika are other exhibits.


Timings:

From 10 am - 5:30 pm. Closed on Mondays and all Publis Holidays.


How to get there:

The Museum of History and Heritage is located in Park View, Museum Junction. You can easily catch a bus from any major bus stops, or an auto rickshaw to Museum Junction.

  

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