Travelers are voting Hill Palace, Mattanchery Palace Museum and Indo-Portuguese Museum as the best of 3 museums in Ernakulam. There are 3 museums in Kottayam a city just 31 km from Ernakulam and 3 museums in Alappuzha which is 33 km distant. The most popular of these are Hill Palace in Kottayam and Mattanchery Palace Museum in Alappuzha. You can find 12 museums in Kerala and 293 museums in the country of India. Our members favorite in Kerala is Tea Museum and Ajab Bangla (Central Museum of Nagpur) is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of museums in Ernakulam.