The present archeological museum is the Tripunithura Hill Palace, which was once the administrative head quarters of Kochi Kings. It is famed as the largest archaeological museum in Kerala.
The hill palace was established in 1865, placed in a vast expanse of 54 acres and is comprising of 49 buildings built in traditional Kerala architectural style. Hill palace encloses a heritage museum, a deer park, children’s park and a pre-historic park, apart from the archeological museum. Archeological museum displays many valuable archeological items belong to erstwhile Kochin Kingdom.
Open to public on all days except for Mondays. Timings are 9:00 am - 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.