Established in 1991, Government Museum is situated in Kanyakumari
, the southernmost tip of Indian subcontinent. It has large collections of sundry objects such as old coins, whalebones, tribal objects, bronze sculptures and woodcarvings. The museum also displays a variety of specimens relating to art, archaeology, anthropology, numismatics and philately.
Government museum is open from 09:30 to 17:00 hrs on all days except Fridays, Second Saturdays and national holidays.