One among the largest synagogues in Kerala, the Paravur Synagogue built in 1615, now features a museum of early Jewish life in Kerala.
The traditional home of Paliathu Achans, Paliam Kovilakam a two storey building far ahead of its times now houses a museum on Kerala history.
The Sahodaran Ayyappan Museum is a fresh combination of interactive and traditional exhibitions representing a truly authentic experience.
The museums being planned for the renaissance phase of the Muziris Heritage Project are the kind to be included among the 'new generation museums' of the world. The museums in the Paravur - Kodungallur region of Kerala will create an ideal learning environment especially for students of history and archaeology.
Site Museum in Pattanam, Museum on Christian Religious Art & Traditional in North Paravur, Syrian Christian History Museum in Kodungallur, Museum on Handlooms at Chendamangalam, the Traditional Art Forms Performance Centre, Paliam Oottupura and the Kerala Maritime Museum are the upcoming museums.
The proposed museums include Museum of Aquatic Life in Vadakkekkara, Museum of Kerala Literature in Kodungallur and a Museum on Coir and Inland Fishing.