Kochi’s history is safe in its museums. The Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch Palace, houses ancient murals, clothes and jewellery of the Cochin Royal family. The Maritime museum in Fort Kochi documents Naval history. The Hill Palace museum in Tripunithura, too, preserves Kochi’s royal heritage. The Kerala Folklore Theatre and Museum in Thevara exhibits Kerala’s ancient artisitic, ritualistic and cultural past. The Musueum of Kerala Arts and History at Edapally displays some of the art works of India’s leading artists. The Indo Portuguese Museum at Bishop’s Palace, Fort Kochi, is a store-house of ancient Indo-Portuguese Christian heritage.

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