If you are interested in the cultural heritage and architecture of Kerala, the place is sure to enthrall you. The largest archeological museum in Kerala is located in Thrippunithura, about 10 kilometers from Kochi. Built-in traditional Kerala architecture in 1865, the palace was the official residence of the Maharaja of Kochi. The palace is now transformed into an Ethno-Archeological museum and first-ever heritage museum in Kerala.
Spread over 52 acres of land, this tourist location near Kochi consists of 49 buildings, children's park, deer park, and prehistoric park. The ground is also home to some rare kinds of medicinal plants. The golden crown, jewelry, paintings, coins and weapons used by Kochi kings on display in the museum will surely enchant you.