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Cochin Archaeological museum Hill Palace

Hill Palace MuseumThis is located at Thripunithura in one part of the city. This was a palace before and it is converted to a Museum with galleries of crafts, arts, paintings, weapons, old horse driven carriages, ornaments of royal use and many other items of Kerala rulers. Ornaments and jewelry of kings are kept for display inside a protected room with modern surveillance equipments. Mobile phones are not allowed inside this room.

Entry fee to the palace is Rs 11 for adults and Rs 7 for children of 5-12 years old. Ordinary ( still ) camera entry fee is Rs 20 and Video camera is Rs 1500 ( yes bit high ). Park inside Hill Palace Museum But the main problem is cameras are not allowed inside the palace and only can be used within the outside campus. Shoes are not allowed inside the main building and there is a counter to keep them. Parking fee for vehicles varies from Rs 5 for two wheelers to Rs 30 for Bus, mini Bus etc. Entry timing is 9 AM to 12.30 PM and 2 PM to 4.30 PM in the afternoon. From 4.30 PM to 6 PM entry is allowed only upto children park , within the campus.

Monday is a holiday.

Photography is not allowed inside the museum.

There is a canteen available inside the campus. A dear park and children park is also there inside the campus of this Hill Palace.

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