Museum of Kerala History is at Edapally on the way to Aluva. It is the
best place to have a quick glimpse of Kerala's history. A statue of
Parasurama, the sage who is said to have created Kerala, greets the
Life size figures depict important landmarks of civilization from the Neolithic age to the modern era. There is an excellent narration of Kerala history in the past 2000 years.
It presents one-hour light and sound spectacles of life-size sculptures in concrete, of the makers of Kerala history, together with the background music and commentary with glimpses of the vastness and diversity of Kerala's history over the centuries.
The commentary is in English as well as in Malayalam. 87 figures who shaped the history and culture of Kerala in the last two thousand years have been represented here in Light and Sound Tableaus.
The story, from the Early peoples of Kerala to the modern age is interspersed with Social, Cultural and literary facets is a fascinating one.
The light and sound shows take place in the following timings:
10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30 12:00, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00 15:30, 16:00.
The museum remains closed on Mondays and Public holidays.
Rs. 5/- per adult. Rs.2/- per child.