A veritable treasure trove for historians and connoisseurs of art, the Pazhassi Raja Museum is located in Calicut. The Pazhassi Raja Museum & Art Gallery adjacent to the museum displays the acclaimed paintings of Kerala’s cherished artists, Raja Ravi Varma whose works brought international repute to the State and his uncle Raja Raja Varma.
The museum is managed by the State Archaeology Department and has on display mural paintings, antique bronzes, ancient coins, models of temples, umbrella stones, dolmenoid cists (quadrangular burial chambers with capstones), and similar megalithic monuments.
The museum and the art gallery are named after the great Pazhassiraja Kerala Varma of the Padinjare Kovilakom of the Kottayam royal family. It is managed by the Kerala State Archaeology Department.
Director: K.S. Jeevamol, Curator
Contact: +91 495 2384382