Revi Karunakaran Museum, Alappuzha

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#8 of 54 in Museums in Kerala
Admire artwork and learn about local industry at Revi Karunakaran Museum, a diverse personal art collection belonging to an industrialist near Alappuzha, on National Highway 47. A fine ivory and a porcelain collection, crystal wares, Thanjavur paintings, and antique furniture pieces are among 3,800 artifacts displayed over some 929 sq m (10,000 sq ft) of exhibition space. The museum's centerpieces include a large mural depicting the social and cultural heritage of India, made solely from vegetable dyes, and a shiny old-time Buick Super, which belonged to the late owner’s father. Add Revi Karunakaran Museum and other attractions to your Alappuzha trip itinerary using our Alappuzha travel route site .
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  • This is a fairly modern museum and houses the collection of a well-traveled local entrepreneur, with ties to Birmingham, UK. My wife was particularly impressed by the vast collection of crystal and po...  more »
  • The museum curators are very helpful in explaing the history of the exhibition. It's a shame that photography is not allowed - this might help to explain the varied contents on display. The lives of R...  more »
  • This is a private collection. It is AMAZING. Unfortunately, you cannot take photos and you have to finish looking at all the stuff within an hour. You pay Rs. 150/- per person. I understand not allowi...  more »

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