Priyadarshini Planetorium is one of the most sophisticated and
versatile planetaria in India.
This fabulous planetarium complex has a centrally air conditioned
Sky theatre of planetarium, Conference hall, Workshops, Sound -
studio etc. with a seating capacity of 184, Priyadarsini
Planetarium is rated as one of the best horizontal domed
planetaria of global standards.
The Ambalavayal Heritage Museum is one of the best heritage
museums of Kerala. The museum boasts of one the largest
collections of articles that date back to 2nd century AD.
Near the Ambukuthi hill region is this heritage museum housing
artifacts and belongings of the various tribes of the land.
The exhibits here include rare 2nd century artefacts such as clay
sculptures, ancient hunting equipments like bows and arrows, stone
weapons and other curios.
Krishnan Menon Museum
The Krishna Menon Museum houses a good collection of Paintings by
Raja Raja Varma and Raja Ravi Varma. A section is devoted to the
Memorabilia of the late V.K. Krishna Menon, former Indian Defence
Minister and national leader.
The section in honour of the great Indian leader V.K Krishna Menon
has on display the collection of personal belongings and souvenirs
gifted by this world leader.
Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, a classic specimen of Kerala
Architecture is situated in 'Kuthiramalika'.
The palace, with its excellent carvings and amazing architectural
designs, is by itself a slice of heritage. The museum has a wide
range of exhibits representing the erstwhile state of Travancore.
The Kuthiramalika Palace was built by His Highness the Maharaja
Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma of Travancore. The Palace museum
adorned with paintings and amusing collections of the erstwhile
royal family. It is an example of Travancore style of
Symbol of architectural exuberance, perfectly blending Chinese and
Mughal styles with Kerala's traditional structural design. The
ethereal beauty to the structure was added with the magical brush
up of Chisholm, a 19th century architect.
Strips of blue and pink alternating with yellow and red, scalloped
arches of a banana yellow, elaborately carved balconies, red and
white lattice work and mock friezes make an engrossing ensemble