Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum is an Art and archaeological museum situated in Thrissur District in Kerala State of south India.The archaeological museum was Established in the year 1938 as Sree Mulam Chithrasala under the auspices of the Government of Cochin.The Trichur Archaeological Museum is famous for all its collection of murals and relics from almost entire Kerala. The museum also has big life-size statues of famous and eminent personalities of the past. The museum also has models of ancient temples, monuments, etc. One of the most important features of this museum is manuscripts written on dry palm leaves that are generally known as the “Olagrandhangal”. It is worth place to understand the cultural and artistic heritage of Kerala.

One among the most attractive belongings of this Archeological Museum in Thrissur can be a rare collection of Veerakallu or stone engravings as well as carvings of figures and weapons utilized by brave warriors of this region discovered at forests of Wayanad and Thrissur. Other items that are displayed include temple designs created using plaster of Paris a variety of megalith collection having of clay pots, Urn burials black and red wares, black wares russet coated wares, stone age weapons, excavated resources from Indus Valley Civilization and Harappa, excavated equipment from megalithic sites like beads, iron implements, excavated materials from Cheraman Parambu stone sculptures starting from 10th century to 7th century, bronze sculptures starting from 12h century to 18h century.


Town:
Thrissur bus station
Airport:
Cochin International Airport at a distance of 57 kms
Railway Station:
Thrissur railway station at a distance of 2 kms
District:
Thrissur
Longitude:
10.530424
Latitude:
76.225049

Tourist Place to Visit in Thrissur District, Kerala