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Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Chakranpadi | Kumarakom North, Kottayam, India
+91 481 252 6223
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Amazing collection of driftwood sculptures

One of the best things to visit in kumarakom is the bay island driftwood museum. Its called so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aneesh2
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Hyderabad, India
It is not open

After hearing much about it we went to this place this afternoon. I found the gate locked from the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
ashok45
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Chakranpadi | Kumarakom North, Kottayam, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best things to visit in kumarakom is the bay island driftwood museum. Its called so because all the sculptures are naturally built on driftwood that's found on the shores of the Bay island in Andaman's after tide receeds. It is a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

After hearing much about it we went to this place this afternoon. I found the gate locked from the outside. May be sunday, I thought, but verified the board which announced it's location. The board said open Sundays from 11am to 5 pm! Whom to...More

Thank ashok45
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. It is one of a kind. Make sure to meet Raji Madam. She is the curator. The collection is excellent. Do not miss it while you are in Kumarakom.

Thank Diti D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Make sure you visit this place. Make sure you meet and know Raji Madam.( the owner and who collected all of it) It is fossilised Rose wood which sounds like rock. Only available from sea ( rose mangroves) when (small ones) tusnami or quakes come....More

Thank cyrilshah
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Learnt about driftwood sculptures which never knew existed alongwith their uniqueness. The collection is very good but even more so is the passion of Raji Punnoose who is the curator here. She showed us all the artifacts with great detail. We wish her all the...More

Thank Anuja1011
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my partner yesterday and we both thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The collection of driftwood sculptures is impressive but even more so is the passion and energy from the curator. If you are in the area it is a must-go. We talked...More

Thank Katse1
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on advise by the hotel staff at Zuri. The curator of the museum is an extremely passionate lady, who explains each item beautifully and with a lot of detail. The collection is so successful because of her imagination that allowed the...More

Thank Navya A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The driftwood museum in Kumarakom is a rare gem of art collection. It challenges your imagination and leaves you awestruck at the metamorphosis of wood to metal. The pieces are extracted from andaman and nicobar islands after small tsunamis. They are given life by the...More

Thank abhilashashibu
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The lifeline of the museum is its owner, Mrs. Raji Punnoose who independently established the museum which showcases her collections of driftwood. These driftwood look like wood but possess the features of metals. The unique feature is that she has visualized different images (crocodile, frog,...More

Thank PRIYA G
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Frankly speaking expected the place to be just like any other museum but then all that changed completely. Awestruck, mesmerized by the work displayed here. After getting to know the history and the hard work done my ma'am (Raji Punnoose). Also am glad that she...More

Thank Himunimi
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