Coconut Development Board,
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare,
Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Government of India
Are there any docents or guides who visitors can directly call to book for a guided tour?
When was the museum established?
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.
Coconut Museum is located inside the compound of the national headquarters of the Coconut Development Board in Kochi. The museum was inaugurated by Sharad Pawar in 2009 when he was the union minister for agriculture. The museum displays an array of artefacts and products produced from various materials of coconut. It mainly provides a platform for exhibition of handicrafts by coconut artisans.
The museum also holds objects such as oil paintings and some posters which provide visitors detailed information on coconut farming and its uses, apart from a model of Taj Mahal, Kathakali and tiger faces and some working models.
Information in Braille
Library and archives services
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
Conference/ Seminar hall
Who manages the museum?
Person-in-charge of the museum
What is the average duration to see the museum?
less than 1 hour
Map your museum’s correct location on the map given below.
Is the museum currently closed?
Image for museum exterior/building
Various artefacts made of coconut on display at the museum | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
A musical instrument made of coconut products on display | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
An artist's work on display | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
A chess board made entirely of coconut | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
Description of the Image
Versatile and rare: the displayed products vary from unique art pieces to daily use articles
Museum interior | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
The emblem of the Coconut Development Board created by coconut artists | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
Working model of a clock on display | Image Credits: Thejus Jo Puthussery
The best time of the day to visit the museum?
10AM – 12PM
Interesting things about the Museum
The museum is full of rare and versatile artworks.
Most uninteresting aspect of the museum
The artefacts are poorly arranged, which makes viewing difficult for the visitors.
a. Helpfulness (guides, guards, curator, director)
b. Approachability (curator, director)
Name of Museum Surveyor
Anjana Menon & Thejus Jo Puthussery