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Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kottayam

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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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  • We had never heard of this museum before and it was recommended to us by our driver Dhanesh as one of the places to visit in Kumarakom. I am so glad we needed his suggestion and visited the... 
    We had never heard of this museum before and it was recommended to us by our driver Dhanesh as one of the places to visit in Kumarakom. I am so glad we needed his suggestion and visited the...  more »
  • I read about the Bay Island Driftwood museum and somewhat intrigued, walked the kilometer or so from my hotel in the late afternoon. I was welcomed by the Punnoose Couple and they specially opened up....  more
    I read about the Bay Island Driftwood museum and somewhat intrigued, walked the kilometer or so from my hotel in the late afternoon. I was welcomed by the Punnoose Couple and they specially opened up....  more »
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  • The best museum we have visited so far. And no one can explain better than Mrs. Raji. Who has collected all the artifacts her self. Nature carved wood, beautiful sculptures.
  • Everything was explained with clarity. Good collection of driftwood. If u visit Kumarkom, do visit this museum once.

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