Parikshit Thampuran Museum is an archeological museum, located adjacent to Ernakulathappan Temple
, on the Durbar Road in Ernakulam
This museum is a repository of paintings, pre-historic monuments, old coins and sculptures in stone and plaster of Paris. Noteworthy among the collections is the copies of mural paintings and the artifacts from the Kochi royal family.
Parikshit Thampuran is housed within an enormous traditional style Kerala building, which was a Durbar Hall in ancient times. It is named after
Rama Varma Parikshith Thampuran - the last official ruler of the Cochin Empire.
The museum is open all days except Mondays and national holidays, from 9:30 hrs to 12:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs.