The Indo-Portuguese Museum
Fort Kochi, Ernakulam KERALA
The Indo-Portuguese Museum is a museum in Fort Kochi, Kerala, India.
The museum is divided into five main sections, according to the nature of items displayed. They are - Altar, Treasure, Procession, Civil Life and Cathedral.
The museum currently houses some outstanding collections and is well known for its artistic and architectural marvels, which bear the mark of strong Portuguese influence. Some of these include a piece of the altar made in teak wood (16th century) from the Church of Our Lady of Hope, Vypeen, a chasuble (19th century) from Bishop's House, Fort Kochi, Processional cross, which is a combination of silver and wood (17th century) from Santa Cruz Cathedral, Fort Kochi, Indo-Portuguese Monstrance (18-19th century), from The Church of Our Lady of Hope, Vypeen. Among the displayed items, the Coat of Arms of the Franciscans needs special mention
Visiting Hours: 10:00 to 17:00 hrs. Closed on Mondays and all Public Holidays.
Entry is free on 1st Thursday of every month.