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Address: Near St. Angelos Fort And Payyambalam Beach | 3 Km From Kunnar, Kannur, India
09:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 09:30 - 17:30

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must visit to see the only muslim royal family museum in south india. nice artefacts. paintings are beautiful. be sure to remove your footwear prior to entering.

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Tushar B
Secunderabad, India
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Secunderabad, India
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

must visit to see the only muslim royal family museum in south india. nice artefacts. paintings are beautiful. be sure to remove your footwear prior to entering.

Thank Tushar B
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The museum is good with lot of collection of the artifacts / things / weapons / ancient furniture of the Arakkal family. They have writings which has well defined history of the family. It is well maintained and has a good number of beautiful paintings. Parking facility is available opposite to the museum.

Thank Sheebarani
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nice Place to see and know the history of Kerala and how small rulers took big decision and which changed the picture of kerala. In front of Museum on diagonally opposite side you will find small cool drink shop of MilIMA.They make excellent Coconut Juice, it look like Lassi from outside but it is Coconut juice which I drink first... More 

Thank Ashok R B S
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The places provides insight into the only Muslim royal family in Kerala and early days of Malabar. The museum, a part of the royal palace, displays many original historical documents and paintings. Easily accessible and well preserved monument.

Thank MilanJ2512
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Arrakkal Museum is a museum dedicated to the Arakkal family, the only Muslim royal family in Kerala, South India. The museum is actually a section of the Arakkalkettu(Arakkal Royal Palace). The durbar hall section of the palace has been converted into a museum by the Government of Kerala.

Thank Rifad A
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It's the house of the rulers of kannur The palace is no more but only this house is preserved and it's worth having a look at this museum. It's on the main road and easy to locate.

Thank Giridhar D
Hyderabad, India
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Museum is a small one with interesting articles of Rulers of Malabar , Cultural Heritage . Paintings are good . They could have added more space to accommodate some articles. Nevertheless , its worth a watch in Kannur.

Thank ksrini65
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The museum can be visited when visiting kannur. Shows arakkal history with some great artifacts. The entry fee is also not high as other places in Kerala

Thank kunalkadam
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It seems to be a family property. Footwear is expected to be removed and placed outside which is along a public road. With no one to look after the footwear, it won't be a surprise if you don't find the footwear on your return. There is no ban on stray dogs in India; who knows which one might be tempted... More 

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Kerala, India
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

the only known muslim royal family in kerala, need to read a lot of history before visiting here, otherwise its like a waste of time.

Thank 1matkustaa

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