Major Museums & Art Galleries in Kerala

Napier museum kovalam:The Napier Museum is an art and natural history museum situated in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital city of Kerala, India.The museum was established in 1855. In 1874, the old Museum Building was demolished and foundation for the new building was laid. The new building was named after Lord Napier, the Governor of Madras from 1866-1872.The museum houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. It also contains the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, which contains works from Raja Ravi Varma and Nicholas Roerich, as well as examples of Mughal and Tanjore art.

Kerala Science and Technology Museum:Kerala Science and Technology Museum was established in the year 1984. Located in Thiruvananthapuram/Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, the museum is run by an autonomous body, which was setup by the Government of Kerala. The museum remains a dynamic medium for the spread of science and technology in Kerala.The museum remains a dynamic medium for the spread of science and technology in Kerala. Kerala Science and Technology Museum also remains a pioneer in inculcating the sense of curiosity and scientific disposition among the young generation in the state.

Krishna Menon Museum Kozhikode:Krishna Menon Museum was established in the year 1975 by V. K. Krishna Menon who was the popular Indian leader.The museum has a separate section for art in which paintings and carvings are displayed. The Museum section is devoted to the memorable of the late V.K. Krishna Menon, former Indian Defence Minister and national leader. Krishna Menon museum is a must-see attraction for all those who are interested in the cultural, nationalistic and artistic history of India.The personal belongings and souvenirs gifted by V.K. Krishna Menon, world leader are exhibited there in Museum.
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