Thunchan Memorial Research Center is located at Tirur
in Malappuram District
. It is a cultural and research center established in honor of the most popular poet and cultural catalyst in the history of the Malayalam
. The center is recognized by the Calicut University and has research facilities for studies in Malayalam and Sanskrit
literature. The center also has a library with an excellent collection of classical works in Sanskrit, Hindi
and the Dravidian Languages
Tirur has a railway station on the Mangalore-Chennai rail line and is connected to major cities and towns. Calicut Airport is the nearest airport.