Revi Karunakaran Museum, Alappuzha

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#8 of 37 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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  • October 5, 2017
    While going to Alleppey beach we saw this building and decided to visit it. We were completely unaware of this museum. So we were pleasantly surprised to see the collection. Betty Karunakaran built th...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    The stunning collection of art will leave you spellbound..you need to spend atleast two hours to immerse yourself in this splendid place  more »
  • August 28, 2017
    Revi Karunakaran Museum have rare crystal collection . a must watch in alappuzha . entry fee is really high 150 per person  more »

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