Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kottayam

4.3
#1 of 7 in Museums in Kottayam District
Bay Island Driftwood Museum, is on the northern side of Kumarakom and close to Birds sanctuary, is a thrilling experience for the explorers,since 2001. It is owned, designed, established and operated by a woman artiste, a retired school teacher Smt.Raji.Punnoose. It displays beautiful blend of nature’s creativity and rarely seen objects. She painstakingly recovered these rare objects from the Andaman Seas, The artefacts created and sustained by the sea waves for millennia weighing many tons big and small collected improvised are exhibited over here. Government of Kerala awarded its prestigious most innovative tourism project award in 2004.

The museum provides a unique learning experience of immense natural heritage and scientific value. These are wonderful pieces of art of the Mother Nature, collected while floating on the shores in the Bay of Bengal near Andaman & Nicobar Islands, aged millions of years, seasoned in the ocean for centuries and moulded as sculptures through hydrodynamic process by the sea waves.
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  • Who would have thought a driftwood museum would be interesting, but it was brilliant. In large part this is due to the owner/ curator who is a born enthusiast who has been collecting the exhibits...  more »
  • Really interesting museum with great history. The owner is really knowledgeable. Well worth a visit. Parking and nominal entry charge.  more »
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  • It is a fascinating museum with awesome sculptures. These sculptures are collected with great effort and devotion. Hats off to the imagination of the owner. Her work is commendable.
  • Great collection of Drift wood, it is truly fascinating to see the different types of sculptures she has collected. Her list of achievements are also quite long. Nice place to spend sometime looking at the sculptures.

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