Sunday, October 6, 2019

Antique Museum

Location: Synagogue Lane, Jew Town, Mattanchery, Kochi

Open: Monday-Saturday: 9 am to 6:30 pm
           Sunday: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Entry is free
Photography is allowed

It’s a government-approved museum which exhibits a good collection of a sundry of antiques like weapons, statues, terracotta items, pottery, vintage cameras, cannonball, music instruments,  hunting-related items etc., of which most belong to the period of 16th to 18th century. The museum staff are very amiable and can give information regarding any of those exhibits.

The museum also has a section selling replicas and similar items. Hence visitors can buy some of the best souvenirs from here to take back home. It wouldn’t require long hours to explore this small museum, hence it is a good way of spending around half an hour here, when in this part of Kochi.


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