Museums Opened Under Muziris Heritage Project

Published on: 03 Mar, 2014
Published under: Cochin District News

2 March 2014

Kerala Government have opened about four museums under Kerala Muziris Heritage Project in North Paravur in Kochi city of Kerala. The museum will showcase the rich historic facts of the by gone era of the state. The state government’s decision to revive the Muziris Heritage project has been widely praised by many countries, including China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Russia and Bangladesh.

The museums open Sunday include the Kerala History Museum, housed in the Paliam Kovilakam; Kerala Lifestyle Museum in Paliam Nalukettu; Kerala Jews Historical Museum housed in Paravur Synagogue; and Kerala Jews Lifestyle Museum in Chendamangalam Synagogue.

All museums are equipped with video screens, touch screens and information panels to help the visitors understand the rich history of the region.

“The Muziris Heritage project focuses on sustainability and involvement of local communities. It follows international guidelines such as the UNESCO Charters on heritage conservation,” said Kerala Tourism secretary Suman Billa.

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