Napier Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: LMS Vellayambalam Road, Opposite PWD Building, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, Trivandrum, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:45 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-4712316275
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museum, History Museum, Landmark, Family And Kids, Exhibition

Napier Museum - Review

The Napier Museum building is just as interesting as the exhibits showcased inside. The beautiful 19th century architecture of the building with gothic elements and natural air-conditioning technique makes it a famous landmark in Trivandrum.

The exhibits showcase a rare collection of archaeological artifacts including ancient bronze idols, ornaments, carved Ivory art pieces and a temple chariot.

The museum also hosts Japanese Shadow plays of Mahabharata and Ramayana.

The Napier Museum is perfect if you want to experience a part of India’s vast history.

Napier Museum Information

  • Do visit the Chitra Art Gallery and the nearby city Zoo.
  • Visit the nearby Band Stand- an amusement park, if you are travelling with children.

Napier Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adult- INR 10 per person
  • Children- INR 4 per person

Napier Museum Hours

  • Closed on Wednesday forenoons, Thiruvonam and Mahanavami.

How To reach Napier Museum by Public Transport

  • Bus: at Museum Bus Stop on LMS Vellayambalam Road.
  • Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
  • Hire a Taxi/ Cab.

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TripHobo Highlights for Napier Museum

  • Napier Museum Address: LMS Vellayambalam Road, Opposite PWD Building, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, Trivandrum, India
  • Napier Museum Contact Number: +91-4712316275
  • Napier Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:45 pm
  • Napier Museum Price: 10 INR
  • Best time to visit Napier Museum(preferred time): 10:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Napier Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Napier Museum

  • 73.41% of people who visit Trivandrum include Napier Museum in their plan

  • 52.7% of people start their Napier Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Napier Museum

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

82.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Napier Museum

People normally club together Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Karamana River while planning their visit to Napier Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Napier Museum Trips

Napier Museum, Trivandrum Reviews

  • The best place to hangout at evening and morning. The garden and the museum compounds are best for jogging and as hangout spots. The visitors time inside is from 9:00 to 5:00. The museum have a good collection of historical items. The items displayed here will provide us very detailed account of Indian history and culture. The Buddhists statutes will give us very detailed knowledge about the ancient Buddhist temples which were later distroyed for creating Hindu temples. But poorly maintained by government. The entry have fees.

  • Visited here with a private tour guide. When you buy your ticket make sure you keep hold of it as it gets you into another venue. Not much description of the artifacts however found out after that there is an app you can download with great descriptions, the museum should promote this app. Shame you can't take photos. You can spend about 30- 60 minutes here before going onto other attractions (zoo, art gallery)

  • We visited the Zoo here. You can spend some quality time here. You will never know this place exist in the middle of the city. From the entrance you can see a lot of trees and wild life. This zoo had a decent variety of bird species. Be prepared to carry water as the walk is going to be a long one. One of the best attractions here is the hippos and Rhinos. You can some comfy chairs out there to sit and watch as well. Tigers and lions are at the end of walk way and once after you come out of there you can view the snake habitat. I have to tell yha lookout for those big anaconda . kind of scary! Overall a good experience if you come with kids!

  • I loved the museum. So much history and ancient artifacts to see and learn about. They do not allow pictures inside and there is no documents that you can take with you that describes what is inside. It would be nice to have that to share the experience with others. Good museum overall.

  • Very good place to visit for tourists. Must visit if you are in Trivandrum. Brass idols are most beautiful. You can glare in to history of southern India. It is maintained but need improvement. I loved visiting this place.

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