Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Thakazhi Memorial Museum

The Thakazhi Memorial Museum functions at the Sankara Mangalam house of the legendary litterateur Thakazhi Shivasankara Pillai, to perpetuate the memory.  The Government of Kerala took over Shankaramangalam in 2000 and converted it into a museum in 2001.

a museum is arranged in the four rooms in the Northern part of Sankara Mangalam. Articles used by the writer like his pen, spectacles and clothes are preserved in the museum. Besides, the museum showcases the awards, prizes and certificates won by the writer. It is the only museum in India where the Jnanpith Award, the highest honour and award of India, is exhibited.

The museum is maintained by the Department of Archaeology, Kerala is open to the public from 0930 hrs to 1600 hrs. The museum will be closed on Mondays. 

Behind the museum, one can also see Thakazhi’s Memorabilia and there is a full figure bronze statue of the great writer. 

Contact details
Thakazhi Memorial Museum
Thakazhi (PO),
Phone: +91 477 2274243 

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