About Hill Palace Museum

Located about 10 kms from Kochi, the Hill Palace Museum was the official residence of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi. Built in 1865, it is now famous for being a full-fledged Ethno-Archaeological Museum and Kerala's first ever Heritage Museum. One can see oil-paintings, murals, sculptures, manuscripts and belongings of the Kochi royal family. Antique ceramics from the Far East, Kudakkallu (tombstone), Thoppikkallu (hood stone), laterite memorials and wooden memorials from ancient civilisations like the Indus Valley and Harappa can also be found here. It even has a gallery housing contemporary art.

Quick Facts

Timings 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Visit Duration: 30 Minutes

Address: Hill Palace, Karingathira Road, Ernakulam District, Tripunithura, Kerala 682301, India

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