The Napier Museum is a popular attraction in Kerala and it throngs with tourists all day long. Napier Museum is also called as the Government Art Museum and it is sited in the heart of the city. Built in the 19th century, this museum has Indo-Saracenic architecture with gothic roof and minarets, stone sculptures, wood and ivory carvings as well as lamps, textiles, handicraft items etc. This museum houses some rare and unusual collection of historic and archaeological artefacts, ancient ornaments, bronze idols and ivory carvings. A visit to Napier Museum will give the visitor a glimpse of the rich Kerala's cultural heritage and significance making it the best place to visit for history lovers and students.
Napier Museum in located in the central of the Thiruvananthapuram City and getting there is easily available via local buses, auto-rickshaws and taxis.
Things to Do & See in and around
Along with Napier Museum, you can pay a visit to nearby attractions like Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Shri Chitra Art Gallery and Kanakakunnu Palace and Grounds.
Napier Museum is opened all day except on Mondays. The timings are between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
The entry fees of Napier museum is Rs 10 for adults and Rs 5 for children.
Best Time to Visit
October and February are generally considered the best time to visit Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.