Museum of Kerala Arts and History provides an amazing amalgamation between contemporary art and history of Kerala. It is divided into four sections: Kerala history, art gallery, doll collection, and miniature art gallery. The 'history of Kerala' section has 38 life-size tableaux portraying the history of Kerala from the times of its early inhabitants to the modern era. The doll collection boasts of 150 handcrafted dolls that represent different communities of India. The miniature gallery features reproductions of Indian miniature arts from the latter half of the 16th century. Finally, the art gallery shows artworks by famous Indian modern artists such as Raja Ravi Varma, Jamini Roy, works of the Bengal school, Shantiniketan, the Calcutta group, Progressive group, and contemporary artists from the 1970s onwards. The museum also has a visual art center which regularly holds exhibitions featuring contemporary artists.

Category
Arts and Crafts, History
Established
1986
Visiting Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm; closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry Fee
Adults: ₹150 Children: ₹50
Average duration
1-2 hours
Getting there
Nearest bus stops: Koonamthai bus stop, and University Junction bus stop.
Facilities
Managed by
MN Foundation
Person In-charge
Sushma K Bahl
Email
mnfoundationkochi@gmail.com
Phone
+91 (484) 2541768; +91 8129051880
Additional facilities
Hall, amphitheatre, and exhibition space available on rent.
Additional Information
Transport to the museum can be organized with prior notice and request Light and sound show in the history gallery Group bookings can be done through their website