Krishna Menon museum calicut – dedication to the national leader
Krishna menon museum kozhikode – art gallery
Krishna menon museum located at kozhikode, it best known by the great person v k krishna menon who had a prominent place in history of indian independence and the the incidents after 1947. Krishna menon museum located 7 km away from the kozhikode town. as the name refers it not connect with indian history, it is actually an art gallery the museum is dediacte to display the paintings of great artists like raja ravi varma, raja raja vrama etc. The museum was established in 1975.
The museum is known by the name of the national leader v.k krishna menon, who had a prominent place to have mold the current position of india, who was the defense minister during the period of Goa independence from Portuguese in 1961. he had also a record in UN, for speaking long time in general assembly, it was long for 8 hours. trivandrum international airport also known by his name as v.k krishnamenon international airport. there is not wondering about the museum got that name, as a person of kerala all malayalee get proud by his name. The museum is open for the visitors daily from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.
The museum is located at east hill, here is a section to displays the things used by him and some gift got to him by the famous persons, it is very helpful the new generations to know more about this great person, this section also includes the rare photographs of v.k. kerala mural paintings and the oil paintings of raja ravi varma are the highlight of the museum. we can easily locate at the destination, kozhikode railway station is 7 km from here and the bus stand is situated 5 km from here. karipur international airport kozhikode is little away at a distance of 26 km. pazhassi museum is very close to krishnamenon museum.
Visting hours: 1000- 1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays & Wednesday mornings.