Situated in the vicinity of Sri Chitra Art Gallery and Zoological Garden, the Napier Museum or the Art Museum is a popular attraction, frequented by tourists. The museum was established in 1855 and was rebuilt in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, by Robert Chisholm. It was opened to the public in 1880. The main architectural features of the museum are its gothic roof and minarets; ornamentation using bronze and stone sculpture; wood and ivory carvings; lamps, textiles, handicraft items, kuftgiri works and traditional musical instruments. The collection at Napier Museum includes archaeological and historic artifacts; bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings.
LMS Vellayambalam Road, Palayam, Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, India