Chacha Nehru Children's Museum

Museum Address
1st Floor, Kerala State Council for Child Welfare, Thycaud
City
State
Kerala
Pin Code
695014
Email
childwelfarekerala@gmail.com
Phone Number
When was the museum established?
1981
Main category
Other categories
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Also called the Doll Museum, the Chacha Nehru Children's Museum displays a vast range of about 2000 objects including dolls, masks, and stamps. The dolls include those that portray the different regions of India, and also ones that show different foreign cultures including British, American, African, etc. The dolls range from locally available children's toys to the dolls that are used during the Indian festival of Durga Pooja. Different types of people, jobs, differences in dressing and similar details have been put on display through these exhibits. The museum also has a dedicated philately section.

 

Photography
No
Videography
No
Cafeteria
No
Museum shop
No
Wheelchair friendly
No
Restroom
No
Drinking water
No
Locker room
No
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
No
Garden/picnic area
No
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
No
Library and archives services
No
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Auditorium
Yes
Conference/ Seminar hall
No
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
State Government
Person-in-charge of the museum
Other
First Name
Deepak
Last Name
S P
What is the average duration to see the museum?
1-2 hours
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
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The entrance to the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare
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This room contains most of the stamps that have been issued by the Government of India. It varies from industrial stamps to children's stamps.

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The philately section
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Interior corridor of the museum
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Pictured here is the room where dolls associated with music and dance are displayed. 

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Doll collection
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Dolls showing the different cultures and people from around the world are found here.

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An African tribal family.
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A couple from India
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A village woman in India
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Female cultivators
Any other service
Research on Child Welfare allowed.
Entry Fee
Applicable
Entry fee information
A single payment of INR 50/- irrespective of the number of people.
Getting there
Trivandrum Railway Station: 1km
Trivandrum Airport: 10km
Trivandrum Bus Stop: 1km
Opening Days
Sunday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
10:00 a.m.
Closing Time
05:00 p.m.