Kerala State Council for Child Welfare arranges a vibrant spectacle of more than 5000 dolls. The Museum, a part of the Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, is situated at Council’s main office in Thycaud has a huge collection of dolls from India and abroad. The neatly and aesthetically arranged dolls are sure to entertain and enlighten the children.
A diverse collection of dolls representing various Indian cultures is the highlight of the museum. Dolls representing different races of India, tribes of India, brides, art and cultures are displayed in the museum. Also there are imported dolls such as the London bride that is assured to make you go awe. Measures are being taken to elevate the museum to international standards.
Dancing men and women, people doing indigenous labours and the characters from the myths adorn the shelves motionlessly yet full of life. The museum is a combination of both traditional and popular culture. Along with traditional dolls, the museum has an assortment of dolls and masks of children’s favourite pop characters from the mainstream media. The amazing spectacles that the museum offers is expected to bring out the child in adults as well.
The museum is open for public on all working days from 10AM to 5PM. The entry fee is minimum Rs.50 (upto five heads including children) and Rs.10 for each extra visitor in addition to five.