Revi Karunakaran Memorial Museum features arts and artefacts collected by the family of Revi Karunakaran, for over three generations.
The latest addition to Alappuzha, the Venice of East is this Museum which features countless arts and artifacts from the family of Revi Karunakaran, an architect of modern Coir industry in the state of Kerala. He is an amazing persona dedicated his valuable time, money and energy for the growth and development of the coir industry enabling career to about 500,000 people
After his passing his family took initiative to open a museum which housed his collection around the world.
It is located along the National Highway-47 passing through the town of Alappuzha.
The collections include wide range of Swarovsky crystal wares, ivory works, good collection of Tanjore paintings and a 200 square feet mural created by 4160 man hours using only vegetable dye.
An exclusive space dedicated for decor and architectural marvels called ‘Kerala Room’ in this museum is a special attraction. It has about 3,800 pieces which displays an array of other artistic objects, especially those in porcelain, antique furniture etc.
A 1946 model ‘Buick Super’ owned by Mr. Revi Karunakaran’s father is another major attraction of the museum.
This museum spread over an exhibition area of 10,000 square feet. It showcases variety of objects having high artistic excellence and heritage value.