Arakkal Kettu Museum

About Arakkal Kettu Museum:

The museum exhibits artefacts and heirlooms of the royal family which includes the family seal, the pathayam (the wooden box in which grain was stored), document box and so on. The royal copies of the Holy Quran, an old-fashioned telephone, swords and daggers used by the rulers, and a telescope are also on display. Apart from these, there are exhibits that stand as testimonies to the Arakkal rulers’ relationship with European colonial powers as well as those relating to their maritime activities and monopoly on spice trade.

Kannur’s rich and vibrant landscape is host to the great Arakkal Kettu Museum, former residence of the only Muslim Royal Family in Kerala, the Arakkal Ali Rajas. Step inside this beautiful architectural marvel and be transported to a different era, with heirlooms and artefacts of their rein adorning the entire building.

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This place is a real testimony of impressive architectural design that withholds the impeccable history of many powerful women in the Arakkal Royal family.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Kannur, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: kannur international airport

The nearest Airport kannur international airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between kannur international airport toArakkal Kettu Museum is 25.9kms

Railway Station: Kannur Railway Station

The nearest Railway station Kannur Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kannur Railway Station to Arakkal Kettu Museum is 2kms

Bus Stand: Kannur Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand Kannur Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kannur Bus Stand to Arakkal Kettu Museum is 2.5kms

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