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Indo-Portuguese Museum

Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

For starters, this is a small place, located in a corner of the grounds of the Bishop's house. It can't be called an "Indo-Portuguese" museum as most of the artifacts here are of a religious nature, and there isn't much information about history, or Portuguese...More

Thank Sreesha D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The museum has five main sections. Altar, Treasure, Procession, Civil Life and Cathedral.This show cases Portuguese influence in Catholic religious perspective. The museum is well preserved.

Thank Profrr
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Though overtly religious, but the history of portugese community in Kochi and India is well preserved. The donations were utilised for maintaining the place. Thanks to the management team.

Thank Subash G
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A few interesting and beautiful things to see - mainly items of a religious nature for catholic worship. Worth dropping in if passing by don't think it would warrant a special trip to see.

Thank Adurag
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a small museum describing the history of the Portuguese settlement of Cochin. Much of it from a Catholic religious perspective.

Thank steveredler
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Located within the campus of the Bishop House, this museum has just two small galleries with limited static displays and modest interpretation.The building is interesting and a lot more could be done here

Thank premsubramaniam
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Beautifully displayed, some very interesting (and beautiful) religious artifacts from various catholic churches around the South of India.

Thank mbempis
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This museum at is very popular and is visited by most tourists who come to Fort Kochi. The museum with a good collection of artifacts and mural paintings is a memorial of the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage. Most of the collections of the museum like...More

Thank Jojijoseph2005
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you are fascinated by the nature of Portuguese influence in this area, then this museum is well worth the short walk for a visit but all in all it is a little too quiet and reserved to provide much more than a brief experience....More

Thank j4c4h4d4
Reviewed 1 December 2016

At eleven in the morning the doors to this heavily visited little museum open and from then on their is a nearly continuous flow of Indians and foreign travelers through this gem of a museum. Most amazing are the old,beautifully painted wall murals. Nothing short...More

Thank Peter H
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