Established in 1980, Chacha Nehru Children's Museum is situated at Thycaud
. It is named after late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (the first prime minister of India), who is well known for his great love towards children. The museum is set up in the model of Shankar's International Doll Museum
in New Delhi
The museum has a rich collection of traditional and proclaim dolls, stamps, masks and paintings, a mini aquarium and the first issue of children's literature in Malayalam. It is open from 10:00 to 17:00 hrs and closed on Mondays.
The museum is situated less than a km north of Thiruvananthapuram Central Bus Station.