Pareekshith Thampuran Museum


Hill Museum is an important part of sightseeing in Kochi. Pareekshith Thampuran Museum is a part of this Hill Museum. This archaeological museum is situated inside the Hill Museum. Pareekshith Thampuran Museum is more popularly known as the Durbar Hall in Kochi.

Pareekshith Thampuran Museum of Kochi cover a large area. It is a busy tourist spot in Kochi. But apart from that, the museum has some more significance as well. This museum is of prime importance from the historical and archaeological point of view. So not only the tourists from far and wide, even the historians and the archaeologists flock to this museum in Kochi. Every single day Pareekshith Thampuran Museum is crowded with connoisseurs passionate about numismatic and museology.

The singularity of Pareekshith Thampuran Museum at Kochi lies in the fact that it houses numerous 19th century as well as Mughal oil paintings, ancient sculptures and old coins. This museum of Kochi also possesses rich collection of Royal clans of Kochi of different ages. So Pareekshith Thampuran Museum gives the present generation a fair idea about the cultural and artistic tastes of different ages. When the archaeologists explore the ancient exhibits to dig out more enlightening informations, the tourists are thrilled to look to their past. Moreover, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum has also become an enriching site for the students to collect historical informations and documents.

The authority of Pareekshith Thampuran Museum has allotted time for tourists for their as well as the authority's convenience. It remains open from 9 am to 12.30 pm in the morning and again from 2 pm to 4.30 pm in the noon. The rest of the time the authority has reserved for maintainance purpose.

Last Updated on : 30/08/2013