Trip Planner: Asia / India / Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram District / Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) / Napier Museum
Examine the rare collection of archeological and historical artifacts at Napier Museum, an art and natural history museum. Built around 1840, the museum building features a typical Kerala pattern of architecture with red mount blocks, clay bricks, and granite with unusual woodwork, all surrounded by a well-manicured park. The museum displays various bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot, and ivory carvings with Japanese shadow-play leather figures depicting Mahabharata and Ramayana epics. An art gallery features paintings by celebrated 19th-century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma. Use our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary builder to visit Napier Museum on your trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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The museum is located in trivandrum near trivandrum zoo and an art gallery. The museum entry ticket for Indians is Rs 20 and Rs 50 for foreigners. The museum has a good collection of artifacts and his... more »
Contains a number of historical artefacts , bronze idols , temple chariot , ancient ornaments and ivory carvings more »
This is an amazing place with the perfect mixture of beauty of architecture and nature. I suggest everybody to visit here during night. The vibe you get here at night is really amazing. The park surrounded by it is well kept clean. People come here morning and evening for walking. The architecture is simply amazing and the museum collections will blow your mind. This place is really amazing
Its an eco friendly zoo. I liked the fact that the zoo is plastic free. The security guards will check your bags and will ensure that you don't carry any plastic bags into the zoo. Instead they will provide with paper covers to put your food which i really felt proud to see. If you are carrying water in plastic bottle, you need to deposit 20rs and they will refund you when you return and show the bottle. They will place a sticker on the bottle when you pay the deposit amount. There is a lot to walk in this zoo. But its worth it. You can see lots of animals, birds, reptiles etc. The compound has museum, zoo and art gallery. The tickets are separate for each. Do not be in a hurry when you visit this place. Take your time and experience well.
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