Founded in 1986, this is one of the oldest art and history museums in Kerala. The well-set museum stands as one of the best holiday destinations in Kochi. You will be thrilled to understand the history of Kerala through 36 dioramas, each representing a key historical moment or personality. A light and sound show accompanied by commentaries in Malayalam and English greets the visitors to the museum.
There is also a modern art gallery in the museum with almost 230 works from pre-eminent masters of the art. The works of Raja Ravi Varma, M.F Hussain and Jamini Roy are sure to take your breath away. The fine tourism location also houses a doll museum containing nearly 150 dolls depicting diverse cultural groups and dance traditions in India. If you are a history enthusiast intent on learning the culture and history of Kerala, this is the best destination in Kochi for you.