Museum of Kerala History
The Museum of Kerala History is at Edapally on the way to Aluva. It is
the best place to have a quick glimpse of Kerala's history. A statue of
Parasurama, the sage who is said to have created Kerala, greets the
size figures depict important landmarks of civilization from the
Neolithic age to the modern era. There is an excellent narration of
Kerala history in the past 2000 years.
It presents one-hour light and sound spectacles of life-size sculptures
in concrete, of the makers of Kerala history, together with the
background music and commentary with glimpses of the vastness and
diversity of Kerala's history over the centuries.
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The commentary is in English as well as in Malayalam. 87 figures who
shaped the history and culture of Kerala in the last two thousand years
have been represented here in Light and Sound Tableaus.
The story, from the Early peoples of Kerala to the modern age is
interspersed with Social, Cultural and literary facets is a fascinating
The light and sound shows take
place in the following timings:
10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30 12:00, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00 15:30, 16:00.
The museum remains closed on Mondays and Public holidays.
10 Kms From Ernakulam, Kerala
Light And Sound Show
Rs. 5/- per adult. Rs.2/-
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