Museums in Kodaikanal
Museums in Kodaikanal

Sared Heart college museum

AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefDisplays range over bottled snakes, human embryos , giant moths and stuffed animal carcasses
DistanceFromOtherPlace6.6 KM from Kodaikanal Lake 5.7 KM from Bear Shola Falls.
ExtraThe collection at Sacred Heart Natural Science museum has been put together in a span of around 100 years by the caretakers.The museum also has Kurinji flowers on display. This flowers blossoms only once in 12 years.
FactsSmall museum with beautiful insects and animals preserved in jars. Also preserved the fetus of all months (starting from 1 month to 9 months)
OpeningHours9 AM- 6 PM
PeopleLoveForPlace The curator explains everything very well. Cheap and small museum with everything preserved beautifully.
TicketPriceAdult/Child INR 20/10
TypeOfMuseumShowcase of assorted natural history exhibits like taxidermist animals & bones
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Wax museum

AddressWax Museum Golf Links Rd Kodaikanal Tamil Nadu 624101 Republic of, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101 https://maps.google.com/?cid=9520461180148137775
AverageTimeToSpendBelow 1 Hour
BriefMuseum featuring simple wax likenesses of well-known Indian & international personalities.
DistanceFromOtherPlace3.6 KM from Kodaikanal Solar Observatory. 6.4 KM from Kodaikanal Lake.
ExtraThe only wax museum which holds a statue of the infamous Veerappan who terrorized South India at one point. To represent the religion's influence on our nation, it has wax statues of Lord Krishna, the Crib, and Sai Baba. A new take on Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” represented in the form of wax statues is worth noting.
FactsOne-of-a-kind wax museum and is themed to uphold the history of India. It has the wax statues of freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi and of saints like Adi Shankaracharya. It also holds statues to represent ways of life of the natives.
OpeningHours9.30 AM - 6.30 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceCollection of a variety of beautiful wax statues with nice messages.
TicketPriceINR 40
TypeOfMuseumWax Figures of personalities
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Kodaikanal solar observatory

AddressKodaikanal Solar Observatory Museum Near Govt Rose Garden, Observatory Rd, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624103 094876 73036 https://maps.google.com/?cid=3167798432899652319
AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefThe Kodaikanal Solar Observatory(KSO) of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics is located in the highest peak beautiful Palani range of hills in Southern India. It was established in 1899. Solar observations at this observatory over the last 100+ years provide one of the longest continuous series of solar data
DistanceFromOtherPlace5.2 KM from Kodaikanal Lake. 7.7 KM from Sacred Heart College Museum.
ExtraMobile/Camera is not allowed. Vehicles not allowed inside. Solar observatory & museum featuring high-powered telescopes, a library & educational programs.
Facts Historical Observatory which has a rare collection of Solar Observations since 1904. Ever shed Effect is discovered here.
OpeningHours10 AM -12 PM , 2 PM-4 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceGood for students although everyone can visit. Museum is very well maintained and full of information
TicketPriceFree
TypeOfMuseumSolar Observatory, Astronomy Museum
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Kodaikanal solar observatory Museum

AddressKodaikanal Solar Observatory Museum Near Govt Rose Garden, Observatory Rd, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624103 094876 73036 https://maps.google.com/?cid=3167798432899652319
AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefThe Kodaikanal Solar Observatory(KSO) of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics is located in the highest peak beautiful Palani range of hills in Southern India. It was established in 1899. Solar observations at this observatory over the last 100+ years provide one of the longest continuous series of solar data
DistanceFromOtherPlace5.2 KM from Kodaikanal Lake. 7.7 KM from Sacred Heart College Museum.
ExtraMobile/Camera is not allowed. Vehicles not allowed inside. Solar observatory & museum featuring high-powered telescopes, a library & educational programs.
Facts Historical Observatory which has a rare collection of Solar Observations since 1904. Ever shed Effect is discovered here.
OpeningHours10 AM -12 PM , 2 PM-4 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceGood for students although everyone can visit. Museum is very well maintained and full of information
TicketPriceFree
TypeOfMuseumSolar Observatory, Astronomy Museum
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Shenbaganur Museum

AddressMuseum Laws Ghat Rd, Shenbaganur, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101 https://maps.google.com/?cid=2146947025392983495
AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefModest showcase of assorted natural history exhibits like taxidermist animals & bones.
DistanceFromOtherPlace1.9 KM from Kodaikanal Pine Forest 2.7 KM from Silver Cascade Falls
ExtraIt is devoted to archaeological remains and the flora and fauna of the hills. One of the best orchidoriums in the country with more that 300 species of orchids is also housed here.
FactsThe museum has compilation of varied kinds of butterflies, moths, snakes and mammals. You will also find two out sized papier mache assistance maps at the museum
OpeningHours10 AM- 11.30 AM, 3 PM- 5 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceInteresting place with huge collection and preserved species of birds and snakes, butterflies
TicketPriceINR 2
TypeOfMuseumAnthropology, Flora & Fauna and Handicrafts
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