Location: The Parishath Thampuran Museum is a famous hill museum located in the neighborhood of the sacred Shiva Temple on the Durbar Hall Road in the Eranakulam district of Kerala state. You can easily reach the museum via cabs or auto-rickshaws.
Description: Parishath Thampuran Museum has been named after the last ruler of the royal family of Kochi, named Rama Varma Pareekshith Thampuran. The world famous Parishath Thampuran Museum displays treasured articles and artifacts from all corners of the world. The famous and breathtaking oil paintings belonging to the Mughal era are also exhibited in this museum. Besides all this, centuries old sculptures are also displayed here. People who are fond of collecting coins must visit this museum on their trip to Kochi as the museum has a praiseworthy collection of coins belonging to the history of India. Visitors can take a look at the guest room housed inside the museum which was used by the royal family of Kochi. It was also used to conduct several official and royal ceremonies. If one wishes to educate their kids about the cultural heritage of India then this museum can prove to be of great help. The museum remains open during 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and then reopens at 2 p.m. till 4.30 p.m.
Activities: Explore the treasured possessions like paintings, sculptures, coins, etc. belonging to the glorious past of our nation.