Hill Palace Museum
Hill Palace Museum

Hill Palace Museum

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Hill Palace Museum, located in the city of Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala, is one of the largest archaeological museums in the country. It was once the royal residence of the Maharaja of Kochi and is now a grand cultural treasure open to visitors from all around the world.

Spread across 54 acres of lush greenery, the museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts, antiques, and historical objects, dating back to the 17th century. The museum's exhibits showcase the rich cultural heritage of Kerala, including its royal legacy, its history, art, and architecture.

As visitors step inside the grand entrance of the Hill Palace Museum, they are transported back in time to an era of opulence and grandeur. The palace's architecture, with its gabled roofs, turrets, and imposing facades, is a perfect example of traditional Kerala architecture. The museum is also surrounded by a beautiful garden, filled with exotic trees, plants, and flowers, offering a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

Inside the museum, visitors can explore the various galleries, each showcasing different aspects of Kerala's rich culture and heritage. The art gallery displays an impressive collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by famous Indian artists. The archaeological gallery showcases ancient relics, pottery, and tools, dating back to the Neolithic age.

One of the most impressive displays in the museum is the royal gallery, which showcases the luxurious lifestyle of the Maharaja of Kochi. Visitors can see the Maharaja's throne, palanquin, and various items of royal regalia, including swords, shields, and other weapons.

Apart from the galleries, the Hill Palace Museum also has a large collection of rare manuscripts and documents, including palm leaf manuscripts and ancient Sanskrit texts. These documents provide a glimpse into the rich literary tradition of Kerala.

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    Opening Time

    • Tuesday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Wednesday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Thursday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Friday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Saturday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Sunday :
      9:00 am to 4:30 pm
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    Fee Charges (INR)

    • Adult
      30
    • Child
      10
    • Foreigner
      30
    • Student
      30
    • Senior Citizen
      30

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