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Home>>South India>>Kerala>>Historical>>Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum, Maritime Museum historical, Maritime Museum travel, Maritime Museum tourism, Maritime Museum HistoricalLocated in Kochi, this museum records the maritime history of India from the Kunjali Marakars of Kerala to the present day, when the Indian Navy guards the waters of the Indian Ocean.

The Maritime Museum, located at INS Dronacharya in Kochi throws light on the genesis, history, evolution and landmarks of the Indian Navy.

Step into the Maritime Museum to have a feel of the great maritime heritage of Indian Navy, which dates back to Indus Valley civilizations; Kerala's trade links with Arabs, its famous maritime hero Kunjali Marakkar; Influence of India's maritime power in South East Asia; Colonization of Indian sub-continent by European powers.

Another section of the museum presents interesting aspects of shipbuilding activities in India. It unravels India's prowess in shipbuilding, which took its culture to the shores of Java, Sumatra and Bali between 3rd century BC and 12th century AD.

Maritime Museum, Maritime Museum historical, Maritime Museum travel, Maritime Museum tourism, Maritime Museum HistoricalThe museum also has a section, which highlights Indian Navy's share of glory, when it took on its aggressors and eventually emerged victorious in the end. These include details of Junaghad operation, the Goa liberation, Indo-Pak conflicts of 1965 and 1971, Operation Cactus, Operation Pawan and the strategic maneuvers during Kargil.

Visiting time: 9:30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Getting There

The Museum is located on the beach road about 1 km south of St.Francis Church in Fort Kochi.

Air
: Cochin International Airport, about 20 km from Ernakulam City.  

Rail :
Ernakulam, about 15km.

 

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