Location : Just 8 km from Ernakulam town at Edappally,
Ernakulam district, central Kerala.
Timings : 10:00 - 17:00 hours on all days except Mondays.
Attractions : Showcases the historic events and arts of Kerala
Located a little distance from the crowded urban
centre of Ernakulam is a quiet ethnic building hidden in the shades
of huge trees. A statue of Parasurama, the sage who is said to have
created Kerala, greets the visitor. This is a monument to the history
of Kerala and homage to its makers. The Madhavan Nayar Foundation
also called the Museum of Kerala History and its makers showcases
historic episodes from the neolithic to the modern era through life
Light 'n' sound shows are regularly organised with commentaries
in English and Malayalam. There is also a gallery for paintings
and sculptures, displaying over 200 original works by contemporary
The Centre for Visual Arts here has a collection of the authentic
reproduction of select world masters and larger than life mural
reproductions of Indian art.
Nearest railway station: Ernakulam, about 8 km from Edappaly.
Nearest airport : Cochin International Airport, about 20 km from