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Napier Museum

Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
+91 471 231 6275
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Beautiful architecture

A very important museum.Worth visiting.Nice place to hang out with friends and family.Cooperative... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dparamita098
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Art and Natural History Museum

It is located inside Trivandrum Zoo complex at Palayam , the heart of Trivandrum considered one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ziaur2k
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Museum Rd, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very important museum.Worth visiting.Nice place to hang out with friends and family.Cooperative staff.

Thank dparamita098
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located inside Trivandrum Zoo complex at Palayam , the heart of Trivandrum considered one of the finest architectural wonder in Trivandrum..the museum is abundant with fine collection of sculptures, paintings and musical instruments. One can witness Kerala's rich cultural heritage here.

Thank ziaur2k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were collections of metal, ivory, wooden and ceramic works from mostly south asia. The coin collection and the different forms of lords worshiped by hindu was great. There were swords, temple car, jewel box, masks n lots n lots for meager entry charge of...More

1  Thank Sudhar23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum is housed in a fascinating relatively ornate 19th century building connected with the history of the Travancore monarchy. It has a wonderful selection of bronzes from the Chola period and though they are labeled there is not much explanation. There are also...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small collection of primarily Indian artifacts (though also from a few other Asian countries). There are almost no descriptions, so if you don't already know what you're looking at, you won't learn it here. That said, it doesn't cost much time or...More

Thank globalbeth
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't feel any thing specially attractive. It is just like any other museum. The building architecture is good, typical old Kerala style. Timings are 10 am to 4.45pm IST. Entry fee is INR 10/- including visit to another nearby painting hall called sri Chitra...More

Thank ShyamKasturi
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Napier museum is a small museum inside Zoo complex. Of interest is temple rath and Balinese shadow dancing cut out. Ticket counter is at the building and photography is not allowed.

1  Thank sandeepsangeeta
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely superb! Wonderful collection of priceless objects in a wonderful building -- and with a non-discriminatory, non-prejudicial pricing scheme (10 Rupees for all visitors, irrespective of race or national origin). What a pleasure to see an equitable and respectful ticketing system here in India!

1  Thank Carlos Scott L
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is having many rare statues some 2nd AD. Temple car, temple model & statues of Lord vishnu, Goddess Durga & Lord Shiva,Indra, Lord Rama & Lord Krishna.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Must see collection of artefacts from the past. not very well curated but get a good peek at all that is on display.

Thank Harish P
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Carol M
20 January 2016|
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Response from Pillayss | Reviewed this property |
Why worry about such small matters when you have already decided to visit Napier Museum Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Well the fee per adult is Rs.10/- & Rs.4/- per child. For Zoo & Art gallery it is Rs.20/- per adult... More
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Carol M
20 January 2016|
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very nominal entrance fee rs 10 or 20 only
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